France day 9 – Canal du ...

Oct 11, 2013 by

Every day we have driven past a series of 3 locks on the Canal du Midi and have resolved to stop and watch the lock operation, which...

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Day 7 – Espagne!

Oct 10, 2013 by

  Rose early and set off for Bilbao.  Pat has a meeting with a potential client and Patrick and I decided to join him as none of...

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Day 5–an abbey and the s...

Oct 8, 2013 by

Today we drove to Abbaye de Fontfroide, on the recommendation of Patrick’s Toulouse landlords, Francoise and Christian Decos....

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Days 3 and 4: Toulouse, Patri...

Oct 7, 2013 by

Due to spotty internet service yesterday, I was not able to post, so will have to cover 2 days in this post.  Yesterday, Saturday...

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Wedding in Charleston!

Jun 27, 2012 by

I have always wanted to visit Charleston SC, and last weekend I finally did.  Nephew Paul Carley was married to Emily Calhoun...

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Really good mac and cheese

Jun 18, 2012 by

When my boys were little, the only mac and cheese they would eat was that awful Kraft in a box….I hated making it for them! Now...

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BEST Mexican Restaurant: Tequi...

Oct 6, 2011 by

  When my husband and I moved from the City to CT almost 17 years ago, a concern was whether we would be able to find restaurants...

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Ina’s Lemon Chicken̷...

Jul 1, 2011 by

I LOVE Ina Garten.  When the Barefoot Contessa was open, it was my very favorite shop in East Hampton.  The shop has been closed for...

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Trip Down Memory Lane

Aug 19, 2010 by

This blog is about my business, but there are some personal experiences that I want to share with you.  I spent the past 5 days with...

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