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Aspen Empty Nest

I’ve started blogging over at Aspen Empty Nest.  Most of my new posts will be there, so please come check it out!!

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A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. ~Spanish Proverb

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Or even better…”Your stomach shouldn’t be a wastebasket.” -Dori Friedberg Whether it’s an ancient Spanish Proverb, or a modern day nutritionist, we all know we need to take care of our bodies.  Some more than … Continue reading

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“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ― William Cullen Bryant

I seriously love autumn.  I love the crisp mornings, sunny days, and spectacular colors!  It’s been a wonderful summer, and I am feeling blessed.  Daylight savings time ended yesterday, so the days are getting shorter.  Now it’s time to start … Continue reading

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Six things I wish I’d known before sending my daughter to college

It’s hard to believe, but summer is basically over.    H starts her sophomore year of college on Tuesday after Labor Day, but is already on campus, welcoming incoming freshmen.  Last year she went backpacking for her freshman Orientation Adventure, … Continue reading

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Dinner with Eric Ripert and Fabio Viviani!

A couple of years ago, I finally convinced J to take me to Le Bernardin.  I have been a fan of Eric Ripert for many years, and longed to try his food.  It did not disappoint.  I don’t remember what … Continue reading

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Mangia Nashville

I’m not a foodie.  I’m a food lover.  I actually hate the world “foodie”.  It sounds like something a kid would say, like meany, or dummy, or fatty.  But I love food, I love eating out, I love watching Top … Continue reading

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blvd nashville…like an old friend in a new dress!

People who know me know that I judge restaurants by the bread.  Give me a basket of warm, delicious bread and something yummy to spread on it and I instantly fall in love. On that basis alone, Nashville’s blvd is … Continue reading

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Cruising with Top Chef!

I am a Top Chef fan.  I’m talking, big, HUGE, annoyingly fanatical.  I own all 10 seasons of Top Chef, 4 seasons of Top Chef Masters, and 2 seasons of Top Chef Just Desserts (eh, not nearly as good, but … Continue reading

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Life Changes, and New Experiences

The last few months have been a time of introspection for me.  My days have changed so drastically and I am still trying to figure out what, exactly, I should be doing with my life.   J and I are … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

David Shatzman I met David through my mother in law, Helene,  probably 15 or more years ago, when he decorated her house in Florida.  Fast forward to today, we have both undergone a lot of changes in our lives, and … Continue reading

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