ALASKA LIGHT IN MOTION, a Photo Essay


To my Miami readers, I apologize, for I sought yet did not find such sights in south Florida.  To my Alaskan readers, behold your home; for, this is a story often told in… Continue reading

SEEING ALASKA AS HOME


The roots grew deep for me in Alaska; I didn’t realize how deep until I returned for my first visit back in two years.  Deja vu` (that feeling that you’ve been here before)… Continue reading

COMPARING ALASKA TO MIAMI


To all of my devoted readers, I am off to visit Alaska for a few weeks and hope to bring you some great pictures upon my return, as well as a few anecdotes… Continue reading

A FAMILY STORY IN STONE


Before me stood a woman with bright eyes and strong arms.  She spent her days—rather, she spent her years—chiseling and hammering carefully to sculpt hard stone into polished expressions of her life story. … Continue reading

GOTTA LOVE CHRISTMAS


How can anyone not like Christmas? First, there are reasons to enjoy it such as the obvious pleasures of the culinary sort: cookies, cakes, turkey, ham, homemade breads, potatoes and fruit salad. Even… Continue reading

ART PERSPECTIVES OF A COMMON MAN


My Alaskan background has influenced my perspective toward art and that fact revealed itself in a dramatic way as I meandered the halls and exhibits of Art Basel/Miami Beach, Design Miami and Art… Continue reading

SOUTH BEACH: FOOD & FACTS


A mystery location in South Beach.  Strangers meet at noon.  An unknown course.  The promise of unique cuisine and historical insights.  A pinch of suspense is added in the discovery that if someone… Continue reading

ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH BEGINS


Art Basel Miami Beach is underway at the Miami Beach Convention Center and at various venues around town.  Art Basel stages the world’s premier modern and contemporary art from galleries all over the world. … Continue reading

CRUISIN’


…and EATING. And so it began:  sand, sea and a lot of pampering.  Happy folks were all around me.  I was a person in great need of rest and relaxation!  Follow along with… Continue reading

PERFECT PINCHO?


Perfect.  I guess that would be praise difficult to live up to, but honestly, I tried the steak pincho at PINCHO FACTORY and found it to be, well, perfect.  I tried the Pincho… Continue reading