The Blue Ridge Parkway Drive

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of America’s most scenic drives, and for a good reason. Around every turn, there is something new to see. Along the drive, you’ll see gorgeous views, be able to stop in unique and charming towns, and experience one of the most beautiful areas of the Southern USA. You’ll go from stunning […]

May in Park City Utah

Park City, Utah, in May May is a shoulder month for this ski town. Restaurants are just reopening, and the city is tranquil. Winter visitors have long since departed, and summer visitors don’t start showing up for another month or two. So, if you like to avoid the crowds, May is a great time to […]

Postwar Italian Art Collections

An Evening with Marty Margulies viewing his Arte Povera and Postwar Italian Art Collections Recently I had the privilege of touring the Marguiles collection of Arte Povera as a Curator-level member of the Nova Southeastern Art Museum. A 45,000 square foot warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami holds more than 5,000 contemporary artworks […]

Winter in Telluride

Winter in Telluride by Mark Robert Richards Lore has it the name “Telluride” either comes from the mineral Tellurium mined in the region or the saying, “to hell you ride,” given the town’s mining reputation during its heyday. Regardless, Telluride is a beautiful year-round destination with a colorful mining history. Telluride has been rated the […]

Santa Fe in the Fall

The fall is a perfect time to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico. The average temperature ranges from 36 degrees to 66 degrees Fahrenheit, and it is the dry season.The sunrises around 6:50 to 7:15am, with sunsets around 6:15 to 6:30pm. Getting to Santa Fe is easy with several airlines serving Santa Fe; consider flying into […]

My Fountain of Youth

After spending more than three decades working in business and raising a family, I was a little more than overdue addressing my lifestyle. If I was ever going to make it more than 30 years, I needed to make some changes. Looking forward to revising my priorities (more time spent outdoors and less working behind […]

Patterson On Patterson Family Art Tradition

Lily Pad Gallery West in Milwaukee is a relaxed, established gallery showcasing realism, naturalism, impressionism & abstract works of art. Recently I visited them to participate in a family celebration and view some incredible works of art. Born in Philadelphia, Howard Ashman Patterson (1891-1970) became a well-known colorist and an important force in American Art […]