“Good morning, let’s go wake up the animals!”

May 1, 2011

When I hop out of bed in anticipation of a pre-dawn wake up call and am out the door in 15 minutes…something exciting is afoot.¬† Or on the prowl.¬† Ed’s fantastic selection of the Savanna resort in the Sabi Sands game preserve was perfect beyond description.¬† Each day started at sunrise, Libon the tracker and […]

well rested

A tale of two tourists

April 29, 2011

Ed and I go on the same trip but have very different tours. Ed endures the long stretches of road, bad jokes and repeated anecdotes of our guide, Paul. I transport instantly from hotel to scenic mountain drive (Chapmans peak even in clouded shrouds is dramatic and breath taking) to seal boat to Cape Point […]

TSA with love

April 25, 2011

My recommendation for a 16 hour flight in coach with limited food and a non working tv screen is to be a newly wed traveling on honeymoon. I practically blew kisses to the flight crew as they cut ahead of us at security screening. Wedded bliss is real. Probably impossible to maintain (and certainly annoying […]

Room 1009 Mr & Mrs Young.

April 24, 2011

I could not have imagined a better first day of marriage then ours. Still abuzz from the wedding, I spent the morning in my gorgeous dress, a happy version of Miss Haversham. The morning light revealed that the view from the Ritz suite overlooked not just NY harbor but the spot of our second first […]

is this the one?!?

December 12, 2010

After just 3 shopping trips the perfect, classic, timeless, vintage, sexy designer dress is on hold. ¬†Maybe it’s the one.

A Girl’s Best Friend

December 5, 2010

I catch myself admiring my ring, which Ed calls The Jetta on your finger, several times a day. ¬†Among the amazing changes I’m also rediscovering the ¬†joys of day-dreaming. It’s a bit like regressing to childhood- I am suddenly a dreamer – beyond the wedding itself, I’m just spending more and moe time letting the […]