Category Archives: MY TRAVELS

Tommy Mouse and Donnie Mouse

 

Tommy Mouse [the artist]…and Donnie Mouse [the writer].…..are still on vacation in Paris.

They ordered delivery of the Newspaper………..

These French paper boys are so continental!

OH LA LA!

Pierre did NOT move in.  One espresso.….and he was gone!

LEE STRASBERG • RIP • Westchester Hills Cemetery

An Atumnal drive took us up the Hudson River to the grave of Lee Strasberg

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Lee was an Austrian born American actor, director of the Actors Studio.

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He came to the theatre on the wings of a dream.

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He was considered the “father of METHOD ACTING” in America.

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He taught Anne Bancroft. Dustin Hoffman, Montgomery Cliff, James Dean, Jane Fonda, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Geraldine Page, Eli Wallach and director Elia Kazan.

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It was so peaceful and serene……..we were the only people there……..above ground..

New Yorkers COMPOST their TRASH

We have a SUSTAINABILITY CENTER near our apartment……….so we dump our garbage in their bin………..P1620668

Which elephant ???

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When you donate garbage they give you a brown bag of compost..…….

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The plants on my terrace LOVE the compost.

GOTHAM WEST MARKET……little LUC had his 5th birthday party

 

This the newest “HOT DESTINATION” spot for 24 hr. dining in Hells Kitchen.

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Little LUC.…..family and friends…….lunch at Gotham West Market…………………….for his 5th birthday.

A dozen premier vendors of food and drink…..and lots of picnic tables for communal dining.

Gotham West Front Door

 

10th Avenue and 45th street…….not easy to get to…..but you can UBER on over.

au revoir PARIS…………

BUMMER>  Still here in NEW YORK!  I had just finished 20 therapy session at the Equinox for my back pain.  Was ready for PARIS.  Back “went out” again.

OH JOY!

Will have to wait for August………..when all the Parisians leave town.

It was anxious to shop at the MAILLE mustard boutique.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE………MUSTARD!

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I LOVE MUSTARD……….really

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 Last week MAILLE opened up a mustard Boutique just around the corner from my apartment.

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So I will have to eat my MAILLE in New York.

 

 

ON MY WAY TO PARIS………..

 

 

 

Will take a lot of photos in PARIS for my next blog.

 

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BON VOYAGE

MY favorite Vacation Rental in ITALY

VILLA PARADISO…..heaven on earth……….near the medieval village or Orvieto…………midway between Florence and Rome………..songbirds and breezes are only sounds you will hear.  There is also a lovely cottage for your guests.

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The villa has four bedrooms…………enough for your whole family.

You too can rent this VILLA from:

http://www.parkervillas.com/italy/umbria/villa-paradiso/12?date=72014

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Just beyond this paradise is BAGNOREGIO…….a citadel filled with 3000 years of art.  CORTONA….tuscany’s highest hill town is nearby.  In an hours drive you will be at Hadrian’s gardens in Tivoli.  You will not want to leave this Paradise.