#1 son living in Manhattan said you couldn't find a hotel room in the Big Apple for under $200 a night.  Scored the Grand Hyatt at Grand Central through Priceline for $119.  After taxes $150.  With Hyatt loyalty card - free coffee and bottled water for the day (and the rest of the stay!) Mama knows best. Girlphyte....more

IVF and the Newlywed: Lost and Found

Lost and Found Sometimes things are too fresh, too green. You can’t talk about them until they settle. That’s how I was feeling this weekend. I just couldn’t bring myself to put my insides to “words”. Perhaps if I were to “paint it out” things would have gushed forth like butterflies, like blood.  ...more

Breakfast at St. John the Divine

What: Serving breakfast to homeless and hungry ...more

Giving to Go

So sometimes at my office, we order lunch as a group and everyone eats together, and as a thank you for working hard and making money, the company foots the bill. ...more

Not me.. Thanks for the tip! I think i'll update that post on my website to include that ...more

How Much is Your Time Worth?

Volunteers are indispensable. They help certain organizations function on a day-to-day basis, do the work that may otherwise go undone, and in some cases, they ARE the organization. Our time is invaluable…. or is it? ...more

What Goes Around Comes Around

In Europe it seems as though there are merry-go-rounds in almost every plaza or park. This is all-year. I don't even see this in the summer in NYC other than in ...more

Afternoons at the Met

I went to the Met this afternoon and saw the most wonderful exhibits. If you are in the NYC area and you love art and fashion and photography, you must make your way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Pictures Generation exhibit and the Model as Muse exhibit. ...more

It's a Party...You're Invited!

I am participating in a Group Show entitled "Unframed Portraits: The Self and Others" at the Broadway Gallery in New York for two weeks in June (June 1 to June 15). ...more

Mother Nature is Definitely a Mutha.

I've been really bad about posting here on BlogHer.  I love it here so much but with a million things on my mind on a daily basis...something is bound to be forgotten.  I'm over at daily.  But I promise to do my best to be here too! :) Once again it is freezing in New York City. Talking about the weather usually bores me (unless I'm talking about what to wear in certain weather) but lately it has become somewhat of an obsession. I can't take it. Spring, where the heck are ya? ...more