Travel

Hometown in Winter

Walking in my hometown is good for the body and soul. This seaside Massachusetts village, called Annisquam, is part of the city of Gloucester, America's oldest fishing port. The village...

Luigi Storms Costume Class

At the Lake Placid Horse Show, the doggie costume class is an audience favorite. This year our two-year-old rescue mutt, Luigi, took first out of more than thirty dogs. We knew Luigi...

A Gasparilla Getaway

Valentine's Day: a good reason for a 24-hour escape. My husband, Philip, and I drove across Florida to spend the night at a friend's house in Boca Grande, a tranquil town on the...

A Visit To Reiner Country

The Legacy Reining Breeders Sale is a premiere two-day auction of performance-bred horses. It takes place across the street from Tom and Mandy McCutcheon’s ranch, where my reining...

Maine, With Photographers

Our friend D. called this a sacred place, and that's what it is, to my family and me. The lone farmhouse on a hill, overlooking the vast meadow and Penobscot Bay. Reached by boat,...

Easter on an L.A. Rooftop

The Petit Ermitage in West Hollywood is an eccentric, otherworldly escape: carved-animal benches and Moroccan-red fabrics, roof-garden dining, tangerine trees, herb-infused cocktails,...

Showtime In OKC, Part II

12/4/15 We’re staying at one of the two nice old hotels in Oklahoma City, near the Bricktown shopping district. By the door to the restaurant, between wine racks and brass door handle,...

Showtime In OKC, Part I

12/3/15 Oklahoma City has the ghost-town feel of hard times and early winter: parched grass, brown-leaved trees; strip malls and empty parking lots; rusted oil-drilling equipment and...

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