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Yesterday we went to the Sakura Matsuri festival, Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s annual celebration of Japanese culture. The cherry blossoms were in full bloom. Such beauty. Expect a flower photo bomb to hit this blog very soon. /// old tank, H&M … Continue reading

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While in Baltimore a few weeks ago, I went to check out the American Visionary Art Museum. Anything can be art, it’s all in the eye of the beholder, right? “Visionary art as defined for the purposes of the American … Continue reading

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I love bracelets and tend to pile them on without abandon. Two of my current favorites aren’t just pretty to look at, they also carry a powerful message. The Peace Cord bracelet is hand woven in Afghanistan, using authentic military … Continue reading

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If you are in the Fells Point neighborhood of Baltimore, a visit to Bertha’s Mussels is definitely in order. The restaurant/bar was opened by a musician-couple in 1972, when the neighborhood was very different—decrepit and filled with starving artists. The … Continue reading

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After falling asleep by the fire at our little grass shack in Malaekahana, it was nice to wake up and be right there on the beach. Who needs beach chairs when you have awesome trees like this to lay on? … Continue reading

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