December 29, 2020

Soon after its Broadway debut, I was heading to NYC and bought tickets to Hamilton having heard it was good. Good is understates that whopping experience. I witnessed a theatrical miracle and was privy to stand-out, mind-altering performances by the explosive Tony-award winning cast. Yet, I almost missed discarded my tickets, because I thought my

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December 29, 2020

Under a full January moon at the ocean’s edge, yoga in Jamaica feels like floating on a cloud, especially when the ocean breeze is temperate, and gentle people greet you. My friend Sandy and I eagerly joined nighttime yoga classes at Jakes, our home base during our too-brief winter visit. We relaxed into Down Dog,

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December 29, 2020

With one exception and the very oldest, the seven wonders of the ancient world all have been destroyed. Fortunately, travelers can still visit the one. For the rest, it’s too late. Do you remember what they were or, why they were important? Probably not, although at one time, all educated people could. Considered marvels of

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December 29, 2020

To visit Morocco is not only to know a rich and exotic culture, it is to connect with the foundations of thoroughbred racing. That’s because Morocco is famous for its Arabian and Berber breeds. In fact, three “Oriental” stallions are among the founding fathers of the thoroughbred breed when they were imported from Northern Africa

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December 29, 2020

Amsterdam’s pleasures reflect everything from the sublimely selective to the sexually shrewd. Let’s start with the atmosphere of canals, boats, and living on a man-made miracle of ancient wood and Dutch engineering to forge a city out of the ocean. Then, there are the museums from the Rijksmuseum, to the Van Gogh, to the many

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