A divine sunset

A divine sunset

Inspired by a funeral I attended Saturday morning, which celebrated the life of a 95-year old navy man, I treated myself to a lingering sunset Saturday night. "Imagine how a sunset would look from a ship in the middle of the ocean," Father Bill Hoffman said during his homily, as he took us through a [...]

Paired Experience for you

Paired Experience for you

"Only by pairing knowledge with experience will art evolve," said French composer Hertor Berlioz. I'm not sure if my son Vinnie and daughter in-law Danni have heard this quote, but I know they're living it. They recently launched a website announcing their business, Paired Experiences, in which they offer wine classes and mixology workshops, multi-course [...]

Laura in Wonderland

Laura in Wonderland

Every now and then, you get to feel a little like Alice in Wonderland as you make your way through this old world. I did Saturday afternoon when I found myself wandering through one of the most beautiful, whimsical gardens I'd ever seen. And, like Alice, I stumbled onto the whole scene quite by accident. [...]