Category: A View from the Road

A View From the Road

Thirty Years AgoThe Berlin Wall Came Down     “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”~ President Ronald Reagan ~June 12, 1987 History never happens in isolation; it was a moment that took on a life of its own, but it had not had a solitary birth. I will never forget the day this wall, which…

A View From the Road

Crown Fine Art, Brito, and Our Life This is perhaps one of the most authentic View’s From the Road, I have ever published. Kate was driving, in New York City, and I happened to spot this painting by Romero Brito; whom I oddly consider to be one of “our” artists. I literally had seconds to…

A View From the Road

Ms. Magazine Way   I was walking down 3rd Avenue, in New York City, in the rain, when I looked up and noticed Ms. Magazine Way. I did not take out my camera, but used my phone to snap this photograph, and truly wished I had someone there with me, to share the moment. So…

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Bova’s When they first married, my sister and her husband lived in the North End, in Boston; one of the places they frequented, and introduced me to is Bova’s. It is an Italian bakery, family owned since 1926. I especially love their cannoli’s and Italian cookies, and adore the fact that they are open 24…

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The Hollywood Walk of Fame I will never forget the first time my Father took us to Hollywood, shortly after we had moved to California, in the 1970’s. Always the perfect tour guide, even without funds, he knew exactly what would wow us; and Hollywood did not disappoint, in any way! We did not watch…

A View From the Road

A View On the Road For better or worse, this is not an unusual view for us, in our car, when we are on the road; especially when traveling between Florida and Maine. If I have a pretty bouquet of flowers, in good enough condition, I will usually walk them across the street, for Mark…

A View from the Road

Ransom Eli Olds Have you heard of Ransom Olds? I had not; but I must say I love his name. Yes, familiar with his car, the Oldsmobile, but did not know the man’s name, until I pulled over to check out the brown historical marker – I so love these signs – thank you Papi!…

A Very Different View of Time Square

While driving into New York City, I noticed how lite the traffic was, for no apparent reason; nevertheless, I was not prepared to see this View, of Time Square, from our hotel window. I cannot remember ever having seen the City’s streets so empty. Thankfully, by morning, she was awake and back to brimming with…