BY NOW (age 74) I should have learned a lot of useful information about how to live a successful life. I could die at any moment, and so the wisdom I have will die with me unless I write it down and offer it to my readers, most especially my own son who never reads [...]
August 9, 2020
An online exhibit reminds us how chic the actress was.
August 6, 2020
The tyranny of the cell phone.
August 2, 2020
Dining is an outdoor activity these days, so let’s make it festive.
July 31, 2020
A virtual cooking class that’s good for the spirits if not the diet.
July 26, 2020
The Phillips Collection shines light on a gap in modern art.
July 23, 2020
You don’t have to be a wine snob to like this merlot.
July 19, 2020
What can items like these possibly have in common?
July 16, 2020
It’s not just a bed of sunflowers.
July 12, 2020
“Rich” has its own Zip code, but author Kevin Kwan invites us to visit.
July 10, 2020
Lessons from the pandemic come in the oddest forms.
July 5, 2020
From our house to yours, happy holiday weekend.
July 2, 2020
A license plate takes on new meaning.
June 28, 2020
A clever exhibit fills in the picture of architect Eileen Gray.
June 26, 2020
When your appliances have a mind of their own.
June 21, 2020
The Renaissance master is celebrated 500 years after his death.
June 19, 2020
Alone with yourself a lot? Find a way to like that person.
June 14, 2020
The lockdown is teaching us about potato chips, sweatpants, breast lumps and much more.
June 11, 2020