Mornings O U T: DIA: BEACON

December 10, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Last weekend, Ashley and I ventured North for a BFF Day away.  We chose Beacon, NY because we’d both never been, it’s not too far from the city, and we’d heard good things. UM. BEACON IS GREAT. But Beacon’s jewel, DIA was really, really great.

Pulled from their site: Dia was founded in New York City in 1974 by Philippa de Menil, Heiner Friedrich, and Helen Winkler to help artists achieve visionary projects that might not otherwise be realized because of scale or scope. To suggest the institution’s role in enabling such ambitions, they selected the name “Dia,” taken from the Greek word meaning “through.” « Read the rest of this entry »

Mornings with Jonas

January 25, 2016 § Leave a comment

I’m from Fort Mill, South Carolina. Fort. Mill. South. Carolina. We don’t get two feet of snow. Ever. Waking up Saturday morning to the first real snow  blizzard of the season was blissful. It literally happened one morning. All at once. Suddenly winter! I read a lot, made some candles, drank some coffee, talked on the phone, and frantically checked the front lawn every half hour to see that, yes, indeed, the snow was still falling. P.S. The Panthers are Super Bowl Bound. #BestWeekendEver

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^^^ Some photos I took on an 8am walk, you know, before it continued to snow heavily for a solid sixteen more hours.

What is your favorite way to spend a snowy morning? As always, I’m curious.



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