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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

o1. Refresh. Easy ways to instantly update your look for spring. 02. Ageless. A new book celebrates 10 over 50 women who are masters at the art of style. 03. These Shoes Were Made For Walking. Pretty spring flats for every taste. 04. On Second Thought…Walking barefoot could be exactly what the doctor ordered. 05. Be Cool. The best teas to calm anxiety. 06. Man’s Best Friend. Living longer might just be possible if you own a dog. 07. No Place Like Home. Love the casual elegance of this home. 08.The Great Coverup. This decades sartorial style points to a modest movement.  09. Just Wow! One of the most...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

Happy Friday before Christmas everyone! Hope you’re managing to enjoy the season. Have you been doing a little pre-holiday celebrating? I’m excited about hosting the holiday at my house this year, but still have a lot of work to do before our Christmas Eve gathering. Wherever in the world you happen to be, I wish you a wonderful weekend.  Make it a good one! xox~M For your weekend perusal, here are some of  the things that caught my eye this week… 1. A cool pictorial featuring a rock legend who turned 70 (guardian.com) 2. Julianne Moore’s refreshing take on aging (huffingtonpost.com)...

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Rosi Golan

There, on a small stage in a room with a checkerboard floor, is Rosi Golan, rehearsing for her show which is less than an hour away. As her run-through wraps up, she descends the stage and walks towards me with a casual ease that says, “I’ve done this before.” Suddenly her hand is outstretched and I am immediately struck by her down to earth charm and her candor about Chicago weather. “It’s sooo cold!” she says. “I’m having a hard time warming up!” Golan, who stays bundled up in her coat during our interview, is more beautiful in person than her...

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The Magic Of Music

From the beginning it has been my joy, my medicine, a lyrical partner in my most intimate moments. Growing up I escaped often into its comforting embrace, losing myself for hours in the words and the melodies. Thousands and thousands of tracks are imprinted on my soul, some to such a degree that hearing them can still carry me away to a place of pure bliss. Some I can’t bear to listen to because they still, even after so many years elicit a profoundly visceral reaction in me that is better left to the past. That’s what the best...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

Happy Friday, everyone! We’re just rollin’ through the month of November, aren’t we? Still finding it kind of hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner. Not ready for them myself, but I’ll just keep things in the present moment and enjoy the fact that the weekend has arrived. We’re planning on trying a couple of new places this weekend for food and drink and if they prove worth it I’ll certainly report back to you. If not so great, I will do as my mother always advised, “If you can’t say something nice about someone, (or in...

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