September was a whirlwind of a month. With two major events at work to prepare for, plus a number of personal commitments, I had little time to realize that the month was flying by. Restaurants Stuck mostly to the East Side this month! The 128 Bar and Bistro (Upper East Side) - I had the … Continue reading Lens on September 2019
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I'm finally catching up on the last bits of summer, now that it's getting cold. August was the final hurrah before the rush of September and colder temperatures: enjoying being outside, summer concerts and performances, and eating tasty treats. Restaurants Some new favorites in Manhattan. Pappardella (Upper West Side) - met a friend here for … Continue reading Lens on August 2019
Over Labor Day weekend, my husband and I snuck out of busy New York City and headed east to Cape Cod, Massachusetts in search of some relaxing coastline. Since we didn't plan the trip too far in advance, so decided to keep it easy and stay on the 'upper' Cape, or the most western section. … Continue reading What to do: A Weekend in Upper Cape Cod
This summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to France for ten days. During the first half of the week, two friends and I drove around Normandy to see historic, quaint towns, and to cross Mont St. Michel off their bucket list. The second half of the week, I spent the rest of the … Continue reading What I Packed in my Carry-on for 10 Days in France During the 2019 Heatwave!
A very eventful summer is drawing to a close... here's a bit belated recap of July! Restaurants Mostly good experiences upstate and in the city. Garden Cafe (Woodstock) - had a tasty lunch here when upstate for the July 4 weekend. If I remember correctly I ordered something small and then tried everyone else's food, … Continue reading Lens on July 2019
How is it already July??? Happy second half of 2019, y'all! I'm ready for a relaxing trip upstate for this July 4 weekend. For those who were patiently waiting to see how my 5k went - well, that was rained out now I'm 0 for 3!!! Reader, I've signed up to run three 5ks and … Continue reading Lens on June 2019
May flew by with fun weekend trips and packed weeknights, and at this very moment, most of June has flown by as well! But I don't want to miss a monthly update. I don't see my schedule slowing down any time soon. I need a vacation... good thing July 4 weekend isn't too far off. … Continue reading Lens on May 2019