Forking Escape 2020

JULY 1 – 31 Middle Pond Southampton                           Harbes Mattituck Fresh Lemonade     Shelter Island Ferries   Clam Bar Fix 2020       Many gorgeous sunsets Different every night         Evening pergola     Night lights on the…

Ski Bros.

    Brothers from other mothers. Andrei & Ben. Freshmen roommates at Hayden on Washington Square. Blew through NYU and beyond. They eat well. Drink well. Ski well.     Summer at Andrei’s homeland Romania 2011       Barcelona 2013 Happened on a top chef Albert Adrià’s place       Iceland 2016  …

Forking Around 2019 Edition

–  Wolffer Estate, Sagaponack   But first. The North Fork. Paumanok Vineyard in Aquebogue for a few bottles of their citrusy sauvignon blanc. Must-stop at Harbes farmstand. Apple Cider Donuts.   This year added a visit to niece Hadley’s new home in the middle of a vineyard in Cutchogue. She was working on a photo…

Morning Porch Surprise

Having coffee on the porch overlooking the sea. And what do I see? Jumping sharks? No. Dolphins?! On the South Fork of Long Island? How can that be? Dr. Husband happened to have his telephoto lens handy or I wouldn’t believe it myself.  

Road Trek to Québec

In the summer of 2001, as Ben was traipsing around the British Isles at 12 years old, with his beloved native Londoner former nanny Sylvia, we parents took a side trek of our own. In our BMW 5-speed sedan. Comfort like living room leather couches, but Dr. Husband drove the whole way. The longest driving…