Finding hope and wonder in a burning world.
Rejoice, It’s a New Decade!
We’ve been gone a while. I think we owe you an explanation. In November 2018 I released a blog talking about finding our personal wonderlands. In 2019 I was challenged to listen to my own words. Love Clings To Me The move from our beloved Manhattan to a quiet neighborhood in Texas was more... Continue Reading →
Tip and JAM coming to you from deep in the heart of the Republic of Texas. Well, not exactly deep in the heart. The Metroplex, the Dallas-Ft Worth area is about an hour’s drive south of the Red River. Deep in the heart is down around San Antonio and Austin. Did you know Austin is... Continue Reading →
Yes Virginia, There is a Wonderland…
Some wonder if Alice’s adventures were real or if it was a dream. Perhaps it is only in dreaming that we find a reality that is worth living. Sure, we all have responsibilities. Life is full of hardships, frustration and disappointments, but it is also full of adventure, surprise, and “gifts” of God and nature.... Continue Reading →
The One about Friends
Twenty months ago, we drove up Highway 495, through the Lincoln Tunnel and into our Wonderland. We were seeking our pink flamingos. We were making New York City our home for a year and we knew no one. Our year turned into 20 months and we have made many friends. We want to take a... Continue Reading →
These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things.
Okay, come on, you know you have to sing this one...) Raindrops on sidewalks, And blueberry Knishes. Raspberry cheesecake and old-time cheek kisses. NoHo and SoHo and church bells that ring, These are a few of our favorite things. West Greenwich Village and tables on sidewalks, Washington Square and the poems in pink chalk, Pigeons... Continue Reading →
What We Have Learned…
Living in NYC has changed us, for better or for worse. As the sun sets on the first chapter of our Wonderland, we want to share some of the things we have learned. We have learned to see life through a new lens. A landscape taken with a wide lens is broad and wide, with... Continue Reading →
One thing we have enjoyed living in New York City is walking through its neighborhoods and boroughs. Along the way we met Keith Michael, who among other things, provides walking tours. We invited him to share his story and introduce you to the walks he hosts. Enjoy! Seeing the Essentials with New York City WILD!... Continue Reading →
Day 8: The White Horse Tavern
Historical Tavern Krawl Day 8: White Horse Tavern...
Historic Bar Krawl Day 6: Pete’s Tavern
If we have learned anything from this historical bar krawl, it is that facts and dates are substantially folklore, somewhat questionable, and often contended. Such as the longstanding argument over which of these historical taverns is the oldest continuously operating. Most, but not all, agree it is either Pete’s Tavern or McSorley’s. Pete’s Tavern, located just... Continue Reading →