Category Archives: good for the mind, body and soul

palisades hiking

My initial thought was that this post was a little late in the season. My second thought was, yeah but so is the leaf peeping season – its a few weeks delayed.  The nice thing about this post is that … Continue reading

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the evolving new york(er)

This week, I “became” a New Yorker, as defined by some people.  10 years ago, I began my journey to the big city to live out my dreams set for myself at 4 years old. 12 years ago or so, … Continue reading

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Sakura Matsuri

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Is anyone going? With the weather predictors forecasting a very hot and very rainy summer and hearing that there is nice weather ahead for the weekend, why not spend the a day among cherry blossom trees at the height of … Continue reading

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Candy makes everyone smile

Around 10pm Tuesday night, my husband and I hailed a taxi. I went around the back to enter on the right side and noticed a ton of candy spewed across the back console of car. I thought, “oh, that was … Continue reading

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bridge running

As I train for the Marine Corps Marathon, finding different routes to run for my long training mileage has been challenging.  Knowing you will be on the road for 3 hours, Running the same old path doesn’t make for too … Continue reading

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city salutations

I’m a huge fan of Flavorpill’s. As you may be able to tell by the frequency of re-tweeting I do of all of their events.  Flavorpill Media is THE network to consult when looking something cultural to do in NYC … Continue reading

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BK baby – sunday version

As Sundays are the day of rest, my husband and I usually do just that, we spend the day walking around Brooklyn exploring new streets, shops, bars and of course restaurants. As we take our Sunday strolls we also come … Continue reading

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gardens abound

Walking around NYC I came across a variety of elaborate gardens that allowed me to transition from the “concrete jungle” to a more green haven.  Keep your eye open as you never know where you will encounter a small square … Continue reading

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serenity at the tip of manhattan

Table Green Cafe, a Cleaver Co. outpost of The Green Table in Chelsea Market, kicked off their 2nd Summer season of their 2 food kiosks last night in Battery Park.  I was invited to sample some of their food and desserts, along with … Continue reading

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the male side of le parker meridien

Among the errands my husband and I had to run last weekend was to pick up some pomade for him.  Having always used this particular Sharps product and has since been discontinued, we went uptown to the Sharps Barber Shop … Continue reading

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