The New York Botanical Garden’s The Orchid Show: Singapore Opens – February 23 – April 28, 2019
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THE BRONX, NY — April 21, 2019 — For its 17th year, The New York Botanical Garden’s popular annual orchid exhibition returns with The Orchid Show: Singapore, developed in partnership with Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Botanic Gardens  Two iconic architectural elements inspired by both sites – the iconic Supertrees of Gardens by the Bay and the famed Arches of …

Barbara Barton SloaneThe New York Botanical Garden’s The Orchid Show: Singapore Opens – February 23 – April 28, 2019
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: A New York State of Mind
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“ A small town is a place where there’s no chance to go where you shouldn’t.” — Burt Bacharach That may well be, but on my sojourn through the Finger Lake and 1000 Islands Regions of New York, there were plenty of places to go  exactly where I should – and what a rewarding experience that turned out to be! From the towns …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: A New York State of Mind
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
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Touring the Charms of Shreveport, Natchitoches and Vacherie, Louisiana Bet you didn’t know that the State of Louisiana is now a major venue for film makers. New Orleans has always been a favorite spot for filming, but Hollywood has now discovered many other spots in this state that have much to offer. In Shreveport, for example there are lucrative tax …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Cleveland, The City On the Lake
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No water shortage here! I’m in Cleveland (Ohio, that is) and this astonishing city has just gob- smacked me once more.  Shortly after I arrived, I boarded the Nautica Queen, a dining cruise on Lake Erie and enjoyed a very good dinner and scintillating city views by the light of a silvery moon. Cleveland.  Yes. Comedians have ranked on this …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Cleveland, The City On the Lake
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Into the Blue – Merging Sea and Sky in Cyprus
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A Zen parable says: “When a fish swims, it swims on and on and there is no end to the water.  When a bird flies, it flies on and on and there is no end to the sky.”  Here on this ancient island one enters into a Blue Zone.  The color of the Mediterranean changes from crystal clear turquoise to …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Into the Blue – Merging Sea and Sky in Cyprus
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
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Time to get away. The Gulf breezes are warm, the sunsets spectacular.  You can enjoy a spot of culture or just press pause and absorb some positive chi. Think about this: In less time than it takes to travel from New York City to the Hamptons, you can be in a tropical haven – Bonita Springs, Florida – and more specifically, at …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Escape to Paradise
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Paradise Guest Ranch – Buffalo, Wyoming We all choose our own paths.  If we’re lucky, they’re filled with wonder, adventure and surprises. For those who seek a path rich and rewarding, come to Wyoming! An irresistible force of sensation meets location happened to me at the Paradise Guest Ranch located sixteen miles west of Buffalo at an elevation of 7,500 …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Escape to Paradise
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Take Me to the River – Washington, D.C.’s New Development on the Potomac
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It’s called The Wharf, a somewhat innocuous and bland name for nothing less than a new, world-class neighborhood – not to mention a prized waterfront location – in the nation’s capital. However, this name will, without a doubt, be in the minds of legions of tourists this year as the go-to destination for all sorts of wonderful things happening in …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Take Me to the River – Washington, D.C.’s New Development on the Potomac
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Gatlinburg, Tennessee – The Mountains – and Other Pleasures – are Calling!
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Oooh, can I try the Apple Pie? And then I want to sample the Blackberry and the Butter Pecan! Head swimming with delicious possibilities, no I was not in a 37-flavor Baskin Robbins.  Instead I was at the Old Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Distillery, and the flavors I experienced were bright, authentic and way, way more fun than anything ice cream …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Gatlinburg, Tennessee – The Mountains – and Other Pleasures – are Calling!
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