Window at American Girl NYC decorated for Christmas

Merry Christmas 2017

Our Christmas wish to you:  May your holidays be filled with family and friends and all the joys of the season. And just for fun, we’re adding a few 2015 photos we took  in New York City where twinkling store windows, festive colors, and people posing in Rockefeller Center made the holiday a little more […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love

Within one hour of landing in New York City and searching for lunch on the Upper West Side in December of 2015, we walked in to Jacob’s Pickles and were seated near a young couple at the same longish table in the front window.  (It’s not uncommon to share tables in the city’s space-challenged restaurants, […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

If you’re in retail, you already know that it takes a certain amount of optimism just to stay in the game.  But add to that a cold December in New York City, a temporary tent, and goods that only big-city residents (not tourists) would carry home, and you have a renewed appreciation for those who […]

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Trees of New York: Christmas Holiday 2015

  Looking back on a trip extends the pleasure of travel for us, and that usually happens when we review the photos we took. Oh, sure, we have pics of famous sites — that’s the main thing we come to see.  But sometimes another subject surprisingly presents itself when we download pictures to our computer.  For […]

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The amazing Christmas windows at Saks!

As much as we wanted to see Rockefeller Center, Central Park and the museums of NYC decorated for Christmas 2015, we placed the windows of NYC department stores at the top of our must-see list.  Magical, sparkly, elaborate — these windows were all we expected and more.  In a previous post, we showed you fanciful pastries in […]

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