Category Archives: Poetry

Catch an Expeditious App and Put It In Your Pocket!

Six cities have updated wanderlusting apps from Fodor’s Travel, who has announced the re-launch of their City Guide apps for iPhone and iPad (Nook and Android versions are in the works). The free apps now integrate partner functionality from Expedia, … Continue reading

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The Rebel as Poet

During my time in Paris, I visited the Musée d’Orsay, drinking in the architecture of the former railway station from blocks away (and understanding why the museum bills the building, which was erected for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, as … Continue reading

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Love and #LetsBlogOff

I’m in Paris at last and I’m heading to Pere Lechaise, the famed cemetery, in a few minutes to visit the tomb of Heloise and Abelard, the doomed lovers whose story has stood the test of time because nothing could … Continue reading

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Behind Every Curtain

If you’ve been following me on Twitter or Facebook, or subscribed to my blogs, you’ve likely been bombarded by my gushing about the fact that I’m writing a memoir, which I post weekly on The Road to Promise to coincide … Continue reading

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Cleto Munari’s New York Debut (Finally!)

There is something to be said for waiting patiently for “the next big thing.” That said, I have absolutely no patience when it comes to postponing visionaries being celebrated in our American design milieu, which in so many ways lacks … Continue reading

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Poetic Instrument

I’m traveling to the Hudson Valley today to participate in Art Garden, a wonderful evening of poetry readings founded by Irene O’Garden at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. I’ll be performing with some very talented pals, who have supported me as … Continue reading

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At this lone hour…

I’m taking a tour of Italian properties, one of which is CastaDiva in Lake Como. I arrived this afternoon to crisp air and a faint haze hovering around the undulant slopes that ring the beautiful body of water. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Richness of Essence

Where’s Your Slice of Heaven? Today’s my second participation in the Blog Off—the brainchild of several of my talented tweeps. This week’s subject is “Where’s your slice of heaven?” Though I’ve been to some pretty spectacular places in the world, … Continue reading

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Swan Song…

Ah, it’s a rainy morning in New York, and though I’d love to be roaming and discovering, deadlines and the drenched weather keep me nestled into my warm, dry digs. So, what’s a writer to do on Writer Wednesday when … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Madness This Weekend!

In anticipation of the fourth season of Mad Men, which debuts on AMC this Sunday (July 25) at 10 p.m., Design Within Reach is launching a contest that will have one fortunate fan winning a room full of Mad Men-inspired … Continue reading

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