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Remembering September 11, 2001

We haven’t even entered the memorial, and already I feel something. Memories of where I was when United Flight #175 struck the World Trade Center south tower come rushing back vividly.  American Flight #11 had already crashed into the north … Continue reading

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WITH… AND WITHOUT

WITH If you’ve been reading this blog, you know I love novelty. I love exploring the world through the eyes of my daughter, who’s experiencing everything for the first time. Her awe and wonder is contagious—and also, I realize, I’m … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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Winter in Malibu

Winter in Malibu reminds me of winter on Chicago’s North Shore. When we first came sweeping into Malibu, it was a crisp 50 degrees. I was reminded of Chicago winters on Lake Michigan. It’d be so cold, the waves would … Continue reading

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Carsten Höller: Experience

In a previous post, I wrote about how I’m a novelty seeker. An addict, even. Since, as a new(ish) parent, I can’t get my adrenaline rush as often as I used to, I’m happy enough striving to laugh every day. … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Feeding My Kid Eye Candy

The High Line is a great place to take a toddler. Urban eye candy delights adults and kids at every turn. It’s great for the little ones to contemplate scale. If they’re old enough to appreciate, there’s a view of … Continue reading

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