United States

My Day at the USOpen, 2012

Last year I had purchased a ticket to the USOpen, the fourth and final major tennis tournament held each year comprising the Grand Slam (the other three being the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon).  After sitting through intermittent rain showers all day last year, the day was officially ruled as a rain...
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Museum Mile…

Last week, I ventured into Manhattan from my Brooklyn base to go to the 34th annual Museum Mile Festival.  Fifth Avenue is shut down from about 82nd Street to 110th Street for this Festival, and the museums along this stretch of the Avenue allow free access for the evening.  I had...
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Happy New Year!

Hi from Brooklyn, NY! I did some other domestic traveling in 2011, the highlights of which included Key West in September. And then I went to Hawaii again for Christmas and had a marvelous time with my sister’s family from Pennsylvania and Tokyo! Well, not the best photo of the...
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What I’ve been doing since I got home…

What I’ve been doing since I got home: besides wearing something different every day 🙂 — got hair cut and colored (#1 priority!!); received commercial real estate industry’s Founders Award; walked high line, including new phase 2 (cool, but probably crowded on weekends); checked out Mario’s Eataly at 23rd street...
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>Day 6. Tsunami warning!

>I just returned from dinner and a tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii due to the earthquake in japan. I am on the 14th floor and they say you need to be above the 3rd floor. My biggest concern is that there is one woman at the front desk...
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>Day 6. "RTI" (Round The Island)

>Left for my “Round the Island” trip at about 9:00am yesterday Good timing….missed the rush hour. Headed clockwise towards Pearl Harbor. As a previous military wife, couldn’t help but notice all of the military establishments here….Schofield Barracks, Tripler Hospital, Hickam AFB, Wheeler AFB, Pearl Harbor, Bellows, Fort Derussey, etc. Wow,...
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