Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Back from the Big Apple


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Back from a long weekend to New York City with my sister and daughter . We visited my nephew who lives in Brooklyn now. Residency. Long hours in the hospital. We , on the other hand, learned how to get into the city on the subway to go to the MET, Morgan Library, MoBia ( to see The Four Gospels of Makoto Fujimura) " How to Suceed in Business " with Daniel Radcliffe ( yes, he can sing and dance quite nicely!) and NY food. Upon returning I'm reading " Clara and Mr. Tiffany" by
Susan Vreeland: the turn of the century story of his stained glass windows. I had seen several
at the MET and now the story comes alive! Clara was a letter writer besides being an artist of color and beauty.

"What saved Clara Driscoll from obscurity is not any Tiffany Studios catalog, but her passion for writing letters."


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UPHrnbga5AI/TXJUntE2nAI/AAAAAAAADhc/mJfFd7hfwQY/clara.bmp

http://www.svreeland.com/tif-Clara-and-Joe-410px.jpg

4 comments:

podso said...

Such a passion
(letter writing) is good medicine!

Amber Benton said...

Fun to see Emma's pictures and happy for your girls weekend. See you soon!

Sara Lorayne said...

The book sounds fascinating. Sounds like you had a marvelous visit and saw a lot. There's something special about traveling with just "the girls" I think.

Gaiil said...

Definitely "girl time" is "special time." Laughter, laughter, laughter....