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  • California Dream'n
    California Dream'n
    With the hills covered in pale green, it is hard to even imagine that Southern California is a desert. The trees are covered with pale emerald new leaves and the artificially irrigated landscapes never looked better. Even the commuters seem to be...
  • Willis Tower
    Things to do when visiting Chicago in the spring
    Spring is the time of year, when spring fever is in full effect, especially in cooler climates. Residents and tourists are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy what Chicago has to offer. During this time plan to visit one of the...
  • International fashion & style; Lanvin.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Lanvin.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Well, here’s the deal. From the first exit till about midway into the show, you might have been convinced that Alber has returned to clothes that that were wearable covetable albeit not as sexy as they once were. Then as if by magic, he...
  • International fashion & style; Balmain.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Balmain.. Paris ..spring 2015
    All than one can say or do is tip the collective hat to Olivier Rousteing. Monsieur Balmain may not have had this in mind when he started his maison but if you have studied vintage Balmain there is DNA present in the 21st century incarnation...
  • Enjoy a scavenger hunt while volunteering at Wekiwa Springs State Park
    Enjoy a scavenger hunt while volunteering at Wekiwa Springs State Park
    Cleaning up litter was never so much fun as the National Public Lands Day event at Wekiwa Springs State Park on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Not only will participants pick up trash throughout the park, but they will have the chance to complete a...
  • International fashion & style; Milano antipasto.. MFW ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Milano antipasto.. MFW ..spring 2015
    With the tsunami of shows that is now fashion week in every city, it seems necessary to do a few group reviews or commentaries rather than spotlight one particular brand or designer. What also happens is that there are some who rarely rate any...
  • International fashion & style; Angelos Bratis.. MFW ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Angelos Bratis.. MFW ..spring 2015
    To be tapped by Giorgio Armani to show under his roof is an honor. Apparently this honor might have an ulterior motive. The rumor has been bandied about is that Angelos Bratis might be in line to succeed Signor Armani upon retirement.Mr. Bratis is...
  • International fashion & style; the fashion follies (2)  NYFW spring 2015
    International fashion & style; the fashion follies (2) NYFW spring 2015
    Can we talk here? It has been said that these are directional collections. It has been said that these designers are redefining fashion. We all know that these media darlings and “teacher’s pets” can do no wrong but is that...
  • International fashion & style; Delpozo .. NYFW ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Delpozo .. NYFW ..spring 2015
    At one time or another there has always been the discussion as to whether or not fashion is art and today we might be able to put the topic to rest with Delpozo for Spring 2015. This reviewer has always cast a wary eye on this collection but now...
  • International fashion & style; Hanley Mellon .. NYFW ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Hanley Mellon .. NYFW ..spring 2015
    Nicole and Matthew are off on another adventure and journey but they want to take you along with them. Today begins their collective fashion journey with HANLEY MELLON. This first collection is inspired by their visit to Kenya. If you are familiar...
  • International fashion & style; Ralph Rucci spring 2015 NYFW
    International fashion & style; Ralph Rucci spring 2015 NYFW
    Here’s the thing about Ralph Rucci, you know before you see it that what you are about to see is what you won’t see anywhere else during the so called week of fashion we have here in New York. Mr. Rucci is the stand alone in this town...
  • Desigual presents spring ready-to-wear 2015 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
    Desigual presents spring ready-to-wear 2015 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
    Bright faces, smiles, and cheers echoed through the runway today as Desigual presented theirspring ready-to-wear 2015 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The brand partnered with Christian Lacroix again to help them prepare a line for spring. After...
  • Sunset Bridge
    Spring in California
    With the hills covered in pale green, it is hard to even imagine that Southern California is a desert. The trees are covered with pale emerald new leaves and the artificially irrigated landscapes never looked better. Even the commuters seem to be...
  • Yacht and Beach Club
    A guide to visiting Disney World for spring break
    Spring break is one of the busiest tome pf the year at the Walt Disney World Resorts and Theme Parks. During this time families make their way to the Central Florida area to enjoy the magic of the theme parks and the warmer weather. Though some...
  • Black Bear
    Spring was a very active season for bear
    There were numerous numbers of black bear sightings, the only type of bear found in our region, this past spring. Many people asked why? There are several factors as to why.Some would blame loss of habitat but other more pertinent reasons would be...