a luvFAB wine prescription

in the swiss alps, there is a lovely venue, le grand chalet-this place is a luvFIND.  i found a breath taking view with a breeze and a luvFAB wine prescription in this charming setting.  the breeze was an added bonus as … Continue reading

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unto the next best journey

on a crisp and cloudy spring morning, as i was leaving paris on my way to zurich, the next journey came to mind.  spring was struggling to move in, and some days were radiant and blossoming with nature’s bounty, and … 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


blue sky ferragosto

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. ~ L. Frank Baum  i became accustomed to anticipate that ferragosto would be a blue sky day.  with the unpredictability of todays climate, … Continue reading

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Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller i arrived in gstaad, switzerland, just in time to watch the semi final world cup.  this game emphasized what teamwork is all about.  although one … Continue reading

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Everyone you meet comes with baggage, find someone who cares enough to help you unpack. ~ Ziad K. Abdelnour everyone there had baggage to collect.  i was awaiting for my luggage at carousel 14, and was reminded that 2014 was on its way. … Continue reading

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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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tick tock splendid 2014

in zurich, switzerland,  i found a beauty that keeps time.  Albert-Ernest Carrier–Belleuse made the bronze sculpture and the watchmaker, Eugene Farcot, made the clock, circa 1870, for the world exhibition in paris.  this masterpiece clock has been keeping time since 1870 onwards.  splendid … Continue reading

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wonder and hope

Where does the rainbow end, in your soul or on the horizon? ~ Pablo Neruda arriving in fiumicino, walking towards the car, the rain started pouring and as quickly stopped.  mind you, in switzerland it was snowing.  the day in rome … Continue reading

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on a SWISS  flight, this past december, i caught a most splendid view of the alps dressed in white.  just breathtaking and absolutely for thebestdressup.  although i had seen this sight so many times before, it felt as if i was seeing this … Continue reading

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