Monthly Archives: July 2011

Photo | View Over Lake Skanatati

Harriman State Park, NY Just before connecting to the Red Cross Trail from Lake Skanatati, I took a moment to enjoy the view over the lake.  This overlook is apparently a perfect spot to find one’s inner peace, obvious to … Continue reading

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Quote | Wayne Dyer

“When you live on a round planet, there’s no choosing sides.” ~ Wayne Dyer

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Photo | You are Boned?

New York, NY While I realize that this quick throw up in the Union Square subway station says “You are loved”, “you are boned” or “you are lover” are the first options I see when I look at this piece … Continue reading

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Reflections | My Seven Links

It seems like it should be so simple, choosing seven links to fall into these categories, but its really not.  I keep seeing other bloggers spectacular posts and feeling like I can’t compare.  Which, of course, is only motivation to … Continue reading

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Expanded Tips for Buying Rugs Abroad

When Grant Martin of Gadling asked me if I would be interested in doing a short video interview about tips for rug buying abroad, I jumped on it.  How cool, I thought, and started writing up some points I could … Continue reading

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Xi’an Famous Foods – New York, NY

Was there ever a time when you didn’t trust the high standing opinion of Andrew Zimmern, Anthony Bourdain, or Adam Richman?  Okay so maybe there’s some things Zimmern gets into that would give me the heeby jeebies – you know, … Continue reading

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Bear Mountain | Fort Montgomery Trail

After stopping in Manhattan for that prescription I forgot to pick up the day before, then making a coffee and bathroom break, driving up to Peekskill, trying to check into the Inn on the Hudson too early, finding the Bear … Continue reading

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Photo | Bridge to Nowhere

Bear Mountain Park, NY The footbridge leading across the river on the Fort Montgomery Trail at Bear Mountain Park.  The crossing appears to end at a wall of green – ending at bushes and trees, but really the dirt path … Continue reading

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My Entry for the World’s Best Travel Secrets contest via iExplore

Good Eats & Cheap to Sleep Unique flavors will captivate my interest anywhere in the world, but often it’s those small, off the beaten path towns that I gravitate towards most. Rabinal is a small mountain town in Guatemala that … Continue reading

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Photo | A Brooklyn Style Fourth

Brooklyn, NY When the NYC fireworks show is on the East River, Brooklynites line their rooftops for the presentation which is seemingly right above our heads (where it belongs).  When it is on the Hudson side however, just barely visible … Continue reading

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