Author - Dan

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Landscrapers

The landscrapers arrived yesterday afternoon! The view out our back windows of the stone yard is finally going to change. One by one, the stones will be employed to build patios, steps...

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Spring Feeling

We had a real dose of spring feeling today (not the gin and chartreuse cocktail version that I made a few postings ago – see Certified Occupants posted April 5th). Around 6:00 PM...

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The Foragers

Recently, I told John about an interview I heard on National Public Radio that I thought would interest him. The interviewee lives in New Jersey and has written a book about local weeds...

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Table Decor

John and I saw some very colorful table settings at the Architectural Digest Home Show recently. The ‘Dining By Design’ installations were a feast for the eyes and great conversation...

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Kitchen Challenges

We recently got to enjoy our kitchen with the simple pleasure of having friends over for dinner. But, the evening came with a couple of challenges. Our guests did not show up empty handed...

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Witch Hazel Therapy

The yellow flower of the witch hazel is something John and I look forward to seeing each year. It brightens our spirits in early March, just when the winter season seems never ending. This...

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Sound Check

It’s not everyday we get to visit a recording studio. On Monday John and I stopped by the Downtown Music Studios in SoHo to check on a project we are invested in. It was fun getting a...

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Brash Idol

John didn‘t mention my favorite part of the evening in his last posting about reconnecting with Lulu — the performer his Gran considered to be a little brash back in the...