LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Royal,Regal, Radiant Stockholm
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Welcome to one of the world’s most creative and exciting urban scenes.  You are within walking distance to eight centuries of unique cultural experience and you are surrounded by 24,000 islands and islets. Where in the world are you? You’re in Stockholm, Sweden of course, a most popular tourist destination. The Kingdom of Sweden is in Northern Europe, located on the …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Royal,Regal, Radiant Stockholm
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Fall Fashion Forecast: Beguiling & Beautiful!
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WESTCHESTER COUNTY NY— September 11, 2019 — Fall/winter has a way of sneaking up, just as you’re enjoying those last beach days and poolside chill sessions.  Suddenly, the frantic search for a cute winter jacket or a pair of snow boots leads to some regrettable last-minute purchases.  All that ends today. Snap out of summer mode for a brief moment …

Barbara Barton SloaneFall Fashion Forecast: Beguiling & Beautiful!
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Halfway To The Stars – San Francisco Highlights
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“If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco. If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life.”    ~ William Saroyan Its golden sun seemed to be shining just for me as I landed at San Francisco’s International Airport.  I was eagerly awaiting my visit but I had only a few days to explore and experience. …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Halfway To The Stars – San Francisco Highlights
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Sweet Home Alabama
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“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~ Berthold Auerbach I recently visited Alabama and took a Cook’s tour of some of the major music sites including Muscle Shoals, Florence, Birmingham, and Montgomery, where diversity as well as African-American contributions to American music and culture are celebrated. My first stop was the Alabama Music Hall of …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Sweet Home Alabama
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Get Outta Town: A Gold Coast Get-Away
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Hop on Metro North’s New Haven line at Grand Central and you’ll be in the picturesque town of Greenwich, Connecticut in well under an hour!  You may be surprised to find that there’s so much to do here but not surprised at the affluence – you’ve heard about all that before. Long Island Sound and dozens of parks and trails …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Get Outta Town: A Gold Coast Get-Away
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Spring Is Nature’s Way Of Saying “Let’s Party!”
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Getting Your Spring/Summer Glow On A new season deserves a closet refresh – and Spring is the perfect time to try some of the most popular fashion trends of the year.  The easiest way to jumpstart this is by adopting a new color palette.  While Spring is normally pastel heavy, 2019 is all about bolder, brighter colors.  Shades of yellow, …

Barbara Barton SloaneSpring Is Nature’s Way Of Saying “Let’s Party!”
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Following Your Passion In Cambridge
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“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” ~ Julia Child Sage words, indeed, from the illustrious late Cantabrigian Ms. Child. And in the fine city of Cambridge, Massachusetts there’s oh so much to be passionate about.  In this place you may be engrossed in changing the world but it’s all in a day’s work. Here one …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Following Your Passion In Cambridge
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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: The Calgary Stampede – Where the World Meets the West
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Hang on to your Stetson, Pardner! Get ready for excitement, tension and exceptional drama.  There’s a rootin’, tootin’, rip-roaring, down-and-dusty rodeo that takes place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada every July – the famous Calgary Stampede known as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth – and yep, it’s happening again – July 5-14. Each year, more than one million visitors from …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: The Calgary Stampede – Where the World Meets the West
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Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County 2019 Benefit – Saturday, April 6, 2019
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NEW YORK, NY — March 27, 2019 —  Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (Habitat CFC) will be presenting its largest fundraising event of the year on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 6:30-11:00 pm at the Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company in Fairfield, CT.  This year’s benefit will be a fun DISCO themed arty – where guests can come dressed …

Barbara Barton SloaneHabitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County 2019 Benefit – Saturday, April 6, 2019
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GEOMETRIC: Pelham Art Center Annual Spring Gala – Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 7-11pm
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NEW YORK, NY — March 7, 2019 — The Pelham Art Center celebrates with GEOMETRIC, this year’s annual Spring Gala on Saturday, March 23, 7-11 pm at the New York Athletic Club, 31 Shore Road, Pelham Manor, NY.  This festive occasion includes fine dining and dancing in celebration of the Pelham Art Center mission. Join us for cocktails, dinner and dancing …

Barbara Barton SloaneGEOMETRIC: Pelham Art Center Annual Spring Gala – Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 7-11pm
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