favorite song friday: ho ho holiday songs

Here's a throwback post, from 2011, of some of my favorite holiday music: It's so hard to avoid holiday music. Three local radio stations are currently playing tunes around the clock. Do we really need three? ...more

throwback (holiday) thursday: christmas lights

From 2012 From 2011 From 2010 ...more

karla kristalova: childhood dreams and nightmares

I am loving a current exhibit at the Norton Museum of Art so much - Karla Kristalova: Turning into Stone. The Czechoslovakian-born artist, who is based in Sweden, makes clay and porcelain sculptures which conjure the world of fairy tales, childhood, fantasy, and at times, horror films. Her show at the Norton, which is part of the RAW (Recognition of Art by Women) initiative, is both dreamy and creepy ....more

back to the museum i go ...

I am currently in the docent training program at our local art museum, the Norton Museum of Art. I have been taking part since October, and have been enjoying it immensely. It's actually quite a rigorous program, but that is one of the things about it that I like the most ....more

visiting hours

I've been thinking lately that I need to stop worrying about my mother. Every time I go to see her she seems happy. Happy to see me ....more

Mom [Flickr]

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favorite song friday: a dean martin holiday

Dean Martin does Christmas music like no one else.Is he serious?Does it matter?He's just fun, fun, fun. As adorable as he is singing "A Marshmallow World," his rendition of "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" is my favorite: ...more

throwback (holiday) thursday - seeing santa

At the Flagler Museum holiday celebration, 2010 ....more

palm beach santa

We are trying t hit all the fun holiday outdoor events these days and went to the tree lighting on Worth venue in Palm Beach last week. Santa, as might be expected, arrived in style, in a Lambourghini, no less. Trading reindeer for horsepower, I guess ....more

favorite films this year

It's December, so it's a good time for some summing up and list-making, right? I watch a fair share of movies, but the very best that I've seen this year were not necessarily first-run in theaters. I also caught up with some titles on cable, streaming, or Blu-rays from the library ....more