travel

Bringing the World Home

Monday I head back to Nantucket for a big week of design. The annual Antiques & Design Show starts on Friday with several attending events including the festive opening night party and design panel, which this year includes Susanne Kasler, Amanda Linderoth, Charlotte Moss, Matthew Patrick Smyth and Suzanne Tucker.…
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Summer Inspiration

It was a rather rude awakening to return home from the cool crisp Maine air to the sweltering heat and humidity of Connecticut. I would rather be sitting on the lawn at Migis  seeing the water skiers come in summer inspiration - water skiing at Migis Lodge lazing near the docks docks at Migis or watching my husband and daughter duel it out on the courts from the shade of our cabin’s porch.…
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Dangling Downeast

While I may be happily ensconced downeast in one of my favorite summer enclaves, I forgot to pack my laptop charger. So as my battery dwindles dangerously close to zero, I leave you with my beautiful view lakeside at Migis Lodge in Maine where the luxury of old school hospitality, crystal blue Lake Sebago against the vibrant green Maine pines and a healthy dose of fresh air, lobster and sinful hot fudge sundaes will keep me going until I am back in business.…
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Shopping the Wharf on Nantucket | SPACE and Scrub Oak

In its third year at 4 Old South Wharf, SPACE has made a name for itself sourcing stylish hand crafted, artistic products from near and far. SPACE on the wharf on Nantucket Owner Elise Gura has a great sense of the special, honed from years of eclectic experience all leading to her settling in this unique space on the wharf on Nantucket.…
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Shopping the Wharf on Nantucket | Table No. 1

While there are many mainstays on the island, shopping the wharf on Nantucket can be a little like musical chairs. Some businesses start here and then move on “uptown” to more permanent lodgings but some remain, finding a fit with the seasonal charm of the small shop spaces.…
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If You’re Heading to London

This summer’s theme in these parts has clearly settled on travel. Whether extended weekends or weeks long summer idyls, inspiration is everywhere. For those who might be heading to London, there are several not-to-be-missed exhibits in town. Most appropriate perhaps is the Joseph Cornell show at the Royal Academy of Arts.…
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Summer Travels

Those of you who follow along on Instagram have seen several highlights as I enjoy Nantucket’s mercurial weather and more consistent hospitality. I’ll continue to share some of my favorite spots on island with additional postings here when I visit places of particular interest.…
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Island Bound

This week I will be island bound, heading to Nantucket with some of my family for the fourth of July weekend. I am excited to be spending more time on island this year and look forward to sharing with you a bit of what makes this tiny island such a desired destination.…
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Virtual Postcard | Susanna Salk in Iceland

The second installment of our new travel video series comes via my video partner, Susanna Salk, who recently traveled on a family vacation to Iceland. This nordic nation with its vast natural resources and friendly, happy population has been having a renaissance.…
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Discoveries in June

If there is going to be a lull in the summer season, it certainly hasn’t started yet. Between interesting shows, travels and online updates, it’s hard to keep up with all the recent discoveries in June. I am a longtime fan of French photographer Brigitte Lacombe‘s work and for the first time in her decades long career, she is exhibiting her work in New York.…
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