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Exploring Toronto’s PATH

My university had one – an extensive underground walkway that connected all the buildings on campus so there was little need to go outside on those bone-chilling cold days. We called ours the tunnel. On a recent trip to Toronto, I discovered a … [Read more]

Witch Finger Grapes, An Unusual Find

The best thing about travel is discovering something new, different or unusual. This past weekend in  a small fruit and vegetable shop in Toronto, I stumbled on something both new (to me) and different - witch finger grapes.  I hadn't … [Read more]

Nearness, Public Art in Times Square

Normally when I'm rushing through Times Square, it's the viewers - mostly from out-of-town - I have to watch out for. They gather in groups outside the ABC television studio window to watch the taping of the morning show, or wander around, camera at … [Read more]

Coconut Drops

At the end of a birthday dinner a few weeks ago, the servers distributed small parcels containing coconut drops. Since we’d already had dessert, I decided to take mine home but having it in my hand, I couldn’t resist breaking off a piece and slipping … [Read more]