Archives for November 2013

New York City All Wrapped Up

The Renaissance Man and I visited the Big Apple this weekend.  We saw so much and appreciate NYC more each time we make the trip. This was the first time I had visited during the holiday season.  Even though Thanksgiving hasn't taken place yet, the sparkling Tiffany Star … [Read more...]

Enduring the Italian Harassment

It was my birthday last week and I was reading article in Italy Magazine recently about a coffee chain in Italy pulling an advertising campaign because of their treatment of women.   It brought up memories of spending a college summer in Europe doing ‘the backpacking thing’ with … [Read more...]

Our Neighbors, the Batalis

Gina Batali was featured in the Seattle Times last week about her life and the famed shop she and her husband took over from her dad  10 years ago– Salumi Artisan Cured Meats.  The piece portrayed her as genuine and unpretentious, which means they got it exactly … [Read more...]