Category Archives: Travel

Fine Art Friday–Colonia, Uruguay

Heading south today for Fine Art Friday…to Colonia del Sacramento, just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Argentina.  This historic 17th century town is a dreamy day trip for someone who loves old buildings (that’s me!).  Filled with texture, charm, and wild bougainvilla at every corner, my camera worked overtime during this […]

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Memory Lane–West Hartford, CT

When I was in first grade, my class studied Africa.  I still remember learning about all of the animals, as well as Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya, and Tanzania.  It’s weird the things that vividly stick in your mind from 27 years ago.  So, when my nephew’s class invited me to share photos and stories about my […]

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Fine Art Friday–Floating Away

I spent some time floating in a warm, tranquil part of the Atlantic Ocean two weeks ago and I never wanted to leave.  Which may explain why I was so envious of and fascinated by this gorgeous orange leaf just drifting through a blaze of turquoise on its way out to sea.  I chased it […]

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In Search of Spring

A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.  ~Robert Orben Let’s be honest, New York City in mid-March is just plain ugly.  The snow has melted, it’s still cold, and the parks are filled with sticky mud and dead grass. The only highlight might be St. Paddy’s Day, when […]

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Happy Birthday to Fine Art Friday–New York, NY

Last week, Fine Art Friday celebrated its first birthday. Hooray!  I’ve enjoyed culling through many images each week and choosing something funky, artsy, or fun for Friday’s posts.  It’s also a great way to update the blog with fresh content! That being said, I’m now going to post FAF twice a month rather than each […]

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