Happy New Year!




















Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. 
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Magical Moment




















The magical, supernatural force that is with us every second is time. We can't even comprehend it. It's such an illusion, it's such a strange thing. Anthony Hopkins

Views of Switzerland












Lucerne.

The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen. Paul Klee

Merry Christmas















God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it. Pope Francis

OH! OH! OH!




















Of course there is a Santa Claus. It's just that no single somebody could do all he has to do. So the Lord has spread the task among us all. That's why everybody is Santa Claus. I am. You are.
TRUMAN CAPOTE, One Christmas

Golden Dusk














Boston, MA.

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk. Jean-Paul Sartre

Fila
















I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card. Victoria Beckham

Boston















Boston, MA.

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again. Margaret Mead

Style




















Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. Rachel Zoe

Ascending


Boston MA.

I call Boston home because it's where I started coming into my own. Sasha Banks

The Clock















I'll just tell you the way it is. You ask me what time it is and I'm gonna tell you how to build a clock. Dick Dale

The Library















Woodstock, VT.

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. Carl T. Rowan

Wines
















I'm like the wine. The older I get, the better I get. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Golden





















I've had Harleys on both sides of the Atlantic, so I'm a lover of a Harley motorcycle. Engelbert Humperdinck

Pork Roast
















Sometimes I look up a recipe for chicken and tomatoes and end up cooking pork. The inspiration gets lost in translation. Alex Guarnaschelli

Tuna Plate















You can tune a guitar, but you can't tuna fish. Unless of course, you play bass. Douglas Adams

Garden by the Sea















The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway. Michael Pollan

Saucisson















I am attracted by almost any French word - written or spoken. Before I knew its meaning, I thought 'saucisson' so exquisite that it seemed the perfect name to give a child - until I learned it meant 'sausage!' Olivia De Havilland

Portal




















“A man's errors are his portals of discovery.”
James Joyce

Texture









“The past becomes a texture, an ambience to our present.”
Paul Scott

Yellow Tones III


Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf. Albert Schweitzer

Mediterranean Style Sirloin
















I grew up on a pretty Mediterranean diet, so that's what I try to stick to. Molly Qerim

Charming


Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

Chicken&Peas















I like to cook simple things, like vegetable egg-white omelets; roast chicken; sauteed chicken breast with curry powder; and Greek salad. Just things that are fresh and healthy and fast and easy, because I have such a crazy schedule. Sasha Cohen


Aroma Therapy















There is nothing more beautiful than the light of a Candle and the Aroma of it's Heart.
Stanley Victor Paskavich

Steak&Baked Potatoes















A man can give me a steak, and he's got my attention. Italia Ricci

Romance

















While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance. Oscar Wilde

Neptune's Pick















I mix mayonnaise, ketchup and brandy and a little bit of mustard. This is a heck of a good sauce for seafood. Jose Andres

Summer Greens I















“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.”
Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Artistic Reflection




















Vermont, USA.

True artistic expression lies in conveying emotion. Angel Haze

Steak&Fries

















The best way to make a steak is grilled over an open flame or pan sauteed in a cast iron skillet. Roy Yamaguchi

Warm Welcome


Southern Maine, USA.


Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage. Thomas Kinkade

Ocean View














I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought. Helen Keller

Candies by the Sea


A candy store in Maine, USA.

Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever. Dylan Lauren

Chicken Special















Marinating chicken in miso adds lots of character to the meat with little work. Yotam Ottolenghi

Tasty Pizza
















There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap. Kevin James


Faith




















In a Monastery southern Maine.


Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. Gail Devers

Ice Tea















Usually, if you stop for tea, someone will feel the desire to join you. Sunita Williams

Amato's









Vermont, USA.


Talking with pictures and making memories is universally appealing. Evan Spiegel

Sunday Walk


















Woodstock, VT.


Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking. Antonio Machado

Candyman

















The Candyman store, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA.

I think people always want candy, whether you're a kid or an adult. Dylan Lauren


The Taste Runs Deep
















Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice. Joseph B. Wirthlin

St. Francis Monastery
















St Francis Monastery, Maine, USA.


God is in the details. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe