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Arts + Culture, Travel

No Blahs In Blaye…

No Blahs In Blaye…

Good morning….I am re-posting so that my readers can have easy access to the Blaye apartment website, if interested…http://www.bordeauxwinelands.com/ Congratulations, you are the proud owner of a beautiful abode in […]

Recipes, Retail Therapy

Interior Therapy…

Interior Therapy…

I am spending more time indoors, writing my blog. Taking mental breaks to stimulate my mind, I wander around our apartments…no more houses. I had 2500 square feet in San […]

New York City, Politics

Are They Bringin’ Sexy Back?!…

Are They Bringin’ Sexy Back?!…

What makes a man sexy? Case in point, Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer who are both running for office in New York City. In case you have been bargaining shopping in […]

Travel

Lions and Leopards and Rhinos, Oh My!…

Lions and Leopards and Rhinos, Oh My!…

Word association. I am on my back in Pilates class and Marti, the Empress of Pilates instructors, compellingly calls for table top (on your back, bent knees, legs straight out […]

Restaurant Reviews

Makin’ The Trek To Take On The “Little Beast”…

Makin’ The Trek To Take On The “Little Beast”…

I was up most of the night. The Yankees lost in 11 innings to our nemesis, the Boston Red Sox.  I am also prepping for an impending storm front at […]

Music

Hot Child in the City…

Hot Child in the City…

Just had an email exchange with one of my Chrysalis artists, Nick Gilder. You must remember, “Hot Child In the City.” It was Chrysalis’ first #1 single and boy, did […]

Music

Alabama Shakes Shook The Palladium…

Alabama Shakes Shook The Palladium…

I rarely go to concerts anymore unless it is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (next concert will be my 30th!) I have seen just about every band multiple […]

Recipes, Retail Therapy

T3…Toby, Trader Joe’s and Target…

T3…Toby, Trader Joe’s and Target…

 My name is Toby and I am a Trader Joe’s and Target addict. I enter these product laden stores and I start to sweat… no, it isn’t menopause, it is […]

Movies

Summer Movie Magic…

Summer Movie Magic…

Do you remember the anticipation of great summer movies? Not just blockbusters, but meaningful, memorable films to see and share with friends. We all have summer memories of plopping down […]

Restaurant Reviews

Pleasin’ Pu Pu Platter…

Pleasin’ Pu Pu Platter…

Since Tuesday is Restaurant Day, I am serving up a Pu Pu Platter of tasty options. These are geographically desirable, delicious destinations. Los Angeles-Marina Del Rey and great restaurants is […]