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July 25th, 2010 - 12:50 pm § in Art, Travel

Rest, relax, breath – Oregon in 10 days (part II)

Image via Wikipedia One of the greatest things in Oregon is its incredible, wide, green, scenic views.  One of the greatest days we had in this trip was a day of phenomenal views including Crater Lake, Devil’s Lake and a drive along the grayish coast of the Pacific, even that, in a weird, dar[...]

July 25th, 2010 - 12:46 pm § in Travel

Vinyards, Scenic views, Fruit Loops – Oregon in 10 days (part I)

Image via Wikipedia The first stop in our trip to cover Oregon was Portland – this city cought me by surprise and shook my heart. Laid back, relaxed, cool. Most people wore tattoos, some more than others,  there was an air of freedom and cool. Hippie rich areas of forests, gardens, parks, dot[...]

July 25th, 2010 - 12:39 pm § in Travel

Weekend break: West Virginia – great wine festival, kayaks, romantic cabins and really bad food

Image by forestgladesiwander via Flickr This weekend the hubbie and I finally stopped playing coach potatoes, rolled out of the sofa and went for a roadtrip in West Virginia. Why there? it’s somewhere where we have never been, it’s close enough to drive from NJ, we heard about its green [...]

June 6th, 2010 - 8:29 pm § in Travel

What to do with 24 Hours in Boston

This weekend my hubby and I decided to pack our bags and drive to Boston for the weekend. I have never been , but as a Kid I used to dream of living the academic life of Harvard through Boston. I have dreamed of red-brick small buildings, Victorian-European architecture that is woven between green-a[...]

June 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm § in Art, Easy Cooking, Healthier by 2010, Music, Travel

125 days

I have not blogged, here, in Sleeplessinsocialmedia or in any other blog for 125 days. I have written 125 drafts in my mind, but have not published one. Reasons? I have billion and one: health, family, personal, work. but to be honest, Blogging, apparently, is like riding a bike, once you have done [...]

January 23rd, 2010 - 9:38 pm § in Easy Cooking, Travel

My Visit in Israel: a series of delicious breakfasts

Image by Sifu Renka via Flickr One of my top favorite things is a good, rich breakfast. It opens up the day, filling your body with nutrients and your soul with joy. In my last visit in Israel I achieved a record of awesome breakfasts: my homeland visit was for 3 weeks, and each day […][...]

January 17th, 2010 - 3:47 pm § in Easy Cooking, Travel

The New Israeli Culinary Craze – Kurtosh

I just got back from my long visit to Israel about a week ago, and only now I have a chance to publish some of the drafts blog posts I have written during the visit. Israel is a rough country to live in, but a truly fabulous country to visit in: great weather (sunny and […][...]

October 25th, 2009 - 6:54 pm § in Travel

The REAL Vanilla Sky

As I was returning home today from a day at the park, the skies were burning, just like Vanilla Sky[...]

October 17th, 2009 - 1:03 pm § in Art, Travel

Parsephone’s Early Arrival to the Underworld

Greek mythology tells a story about how Winter came about, and you should not be surprised to see it is all sourced with matters of the heart . Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of Crop, Grain and Fertility, was abducted to the world of dead by Hades, the god of the underworld. Demete[...]

October 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am § in Easy Cooking, Travel

Wine and Cheese at the Sud de France Festival, NYC

Image via Wikipedia Five years ago I had a chance to travel south of France for a week or so:  starting with Orange, continuing down to the glamorous Cannes,  the calm Nice and the much-too-expensive-to-even-have-a-drink-in-but-absolutely-mesmerizing Monaco. My memories are mostly a mix of blue s[...]