Hey gang, it’s another Monday and that means it’s time for…. wait for it…. But according to the calendar it’s also Memorial Day. A U.S. holiday for “Honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.” Oh dear. I see now that placing this feature on a… Read More Bad Joke Monday goes on holiday
Practice helps. But there’s a much easier way, and I imagine a much more common way: You pay for it. From its beginning, Carnegie was a rental hall. I looked up the price for renting it, should you feel so inclined. Without putting in a lot of effort, I found the going price in 2014 for… Read More How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?
One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. —Tom Wolfe After six days in New York City, I’m back home. Or at least, my body is home. I fear my heart is somewhere on 5th Avenue, in the vicinity of Bryant Park. If… Read More It’s Not My Home, But Dang I Love New York
This coming Saturday, in the wee hours of morn, I’m boarding a plane for New York City. The reason? Hold onto your hats: Husband is singing at Carnegie Hall! WHOA!!! To answer the probing questions you haven’t asked yet, it all started about a year ago…
It was the best of vacations, it was the longest of vacations… It was the age of wine-tasting, it was the age of not knowing what the heck you were tasting… I always wanted to visit Napa Valley, but when you’re the only wine drinker in the house, it can be a hard sell. The… Read More A Tale of Two Wineries