Tag Archives: NEW YORK

take view

take off from la guardia,  it’s a calm moment to take a pause.  i take view.  i can still tell iPhone what i want.  take a view to keep a memory.  life takes off quick.  a calm moment to take … Continue reading

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the space between

Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom.~ Viktor Frankl 

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WOODY ALLEN AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

i caught woody allen and the eddy davis new orleans jazz band at the cafe carlyle last week in new york.  the room is small and the performance is quite intimate.  woody keeps his eyes shut through most all of … Continue reading

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just the best

i will agree that just the absolute best is having health and love.  i tend to not want to accept any absolutes, but health and love are absolutes.  and other than these ‘absolute’ best, i find that there is ‘just’ … Continue reading

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cotton candy moment

cotton candy ends the moment at the luvFAB The Four Seasons Restaurant in new york.  but endings have beginnings.  cotton candy brings back sweet, sweet moments.  as a child, cotton candy was a festive treat that i enjoyed at many celebrations.  the other day, … Continue reading

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THE FABERGÉ BIG EGG HUNT

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell. ~  Zora Neale Hurston  walking on madison avenue, i caught sight of a big egg in the window of a shop.  further down, a … Continue reading

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let us be grateful

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust  there are givers and there are takers.  thoughtful acts are extensions of kindness.  the giver, gives.  the taker? … Continue reading

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Ferran Adrià: NOTES ON CREATIVITY

elBulli was an experience.  a true experience for all the senses.  some years ago, near rosas, spain, at Ferran Adrià ‘s experimental restaurant, i enjoyed an ultra sensorial experience.  not to dramatise, but to this day, it is difficult to speak clearly about this … Continue reading

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presence required

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. ~ Francois de La RochefouOcauld just the other day, at a luvFAB venue, Locanda Verde, i was told that i was missed.  my absence was felt.  i interpreted … Continue reading

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EDWARD MUNCH

when i think of Edvard Munch, i can only think of the iconic scream.  although, not too long ago, i had seen the The Scream at the MoMA, and did not want to spend a gorgeous day in zurich enclosed in the Kunsthaus Zürich, i heard a … Continue reading

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