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California Dreaming – Palo Alto

By Elaine Ubiña   Photo credit:  Elaine Ubiña and Courtesy of Nobu Palo Alto   One of my favorite trips every summer is to the Water Polo Junior Olympics with our 14 year old.  This year – his team got 11th place – not bad for an East Coast team!  Go YMCA Greenwich Aquatics!  Because [...]

California Dreaming – Palo Alto2022-08-04T20:42:51-05:00

2022 Greenwich Boys and Girls Club Seniors 

The Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich is known for its stellar programming and mission:  “To prepare young people, through enrichment opportunities and supportive relationships, to be responsible, caring and productive community members.”  Kids between the ages of 6 and 18 attend these life-changing programs that include academic success and enrichment, character development and [...]

2022 Greenwich Boys and Girls Club Seniors 2022-08-01T16:35:08-05:00

Toast to Travel 2022 from the LOOK Travel Forum

Quotes from the experts:  Laura Blair, In Villas Veritas: Italy is hot!               Henry Guest, Burgess Yachts: Greece is off the charts!                 Fairfield County LOOK TRAVEL FORUM SHOW from Fairfield County LOOK on Vimeo.   Robb Report: Americans are the new Russians – [...]

Toast to Travel 2022 from the LOOK Travel Forum2022-06-30T10:10:03-05:00

Malcolm Moran, Currachs:  Paintings, Monotypes and Collages 

“A story with many chapters” is how Malcolm Moran describes his life.   Moran has had many influences. He has lived internationally and worked in business.  His anchor is his boats, the Irish fishing currachs that he has been painting consistently over the last 8 years.  They represent “tenacity, determination and sacrifice” that his family (ancestors) [...]

Malcolm Moran, Currachs:  Paintings, Monotypes and Collages 2022-06-24T10:43:15-05:00

The Signs Were Clear: Go to Ishara, They Said

As first-time safari-goers who had heard about the luxury at this pre-launch property, we weren’t sure what we’d find. As it is, the “signs”—or “Ishara” in Swahili—bore fruit: we spent the week immersed in astounding luxury, enjoying a largely private viewing of lions, leopards, cheetahs, hippos, buffalo, elephant, giraffes, and zebras. Read More...

The Signs Were Clear: Go to Ishara, They Said2022-06-16T09:47:42-05:00

Penny Putnam: Conversations in Light and Color

At The Barn, Downing Yudain Gallery Photography by ChiChi Ubiña Penny Putnam’s is the classic American story: small town girl from the Midwest (and then the South) goes to New York City to chase a career. A 35 year immersion in graphic design followed. Working initially for Raymond Loewy, the famous industrial designer, and eventually [...]

Penny Putnam: Conversations in Light and Color2022-04-12T11:51:56-05:00

LOOK Health and Fitness: Making Fitness a Lifestyle

“If the sun comes up, I have a chance.” - Venus Williams. One of my all time favorite ways to exercise is getting outside and making Mother Nature my workout partner. Fitness trends are showing that more and more people are opting out of the studio and large gym workouts and focused more on what they can do outdoors in any climate. Obviously a winter storm isn’t exactly ideal (yet go shovel the driveway and, trust me, your body will be sore). However, make sure you use your legs. Your back will thank you. Exercise is an antidepressant and being outdoors makes it that much more exhilarating. Read More...

LOOK Health and Fitness: Making Fitness a Lifestyle2020-01-14T22:01:44-05:00