A Romance Review of Above All by Rebecca Brooks

After reading the synopsis of Above All, I knew I had to check it out. I love the idea of escaping a painful past in a dramatic fashion. And Casey does just this. The vast majority of this story takes place at a campground in the Adirondacks. This was my first time reading a romance…

We Could Be Beautiful

“It took me a long time to understand that what I had wanted was not a picture of something perfect. I already had that. What I had wanted was the feeling inside the pictures, the thing I had been trying to buy and drink and eat and not eat and fake my way to all…

Luckiest Girl Alive Review

Luckiest Girl Alive was released in May 2015, but I only got around to reading it in December. If I had to choose, I’d say it was my favorite book from last year. And I got a lot of reading done in 2015. Luckiest Girl Alive is told through the unlikable protagonist, TifAni FaNelli. (Yes,…

Climate25

I attended a friend’s gallery opening in New York City. About ‘Climate25’ : “After the apocalypse, what do we call the next generation?…  The beautiful ones will always get by, but how could they ever forgive us and our selfishness, ignorance and cruelties?  Or will they, too, always be part of that continuum–  victim and…

Those crazy waterfalls

Olafur Eliasson’s “Waterfalls,” which graced the East River from June 26 to Oct. 13, generated an estimated economic impact of $69 million, exceeding the initial estimate of $55 million, the Bloomberg administration announced on Tuesday. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the first deputy mayor, Patricia E. Harris, provided a breakdown of the estimated impact, which included the…

Four Waterfalls

  “In the end, these man-made waterfalls are just as absorbing as natural ones. The interesting thing about their sudden appearance on the New York waterfront is the interaction between their rushing movement and the city’s solid monuments — and how movement and monument can switch place as the eye turns to look from one…