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2 posts tagged with "feeling free"

Umbrella or Not

July 3, 2015

I had an amazing time when I last visited Caramoor in Katonah, New York for the American Roots Festival. It smelled like sunshine and the forest.   I saw wicker picnic baskets, little girls twirling about in summer dresses and people’s heads and feet moving to the wonderful music. 

Recently I attended it on my own and the weather was unseasonably cold and rainy. Fashion was rain slickers, plastic sheets and people coveting cups of coffee. People danced with indifference to the rain -...

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Seaglass Oasis

September 6, 2016

Riding the Seaglass Carousel is special because the ride makes you feel like you are spinning in an underwater globe. It is a serene piece of art that magically changes the expressions of faces seated on the ride and those watching from a distance.

Located in Battery Park, nestled between the Staten Island and Governor Island Ferries, it’s an unexpected oasis in the bustling city. Here it’s possible to glide “under the sea” and then step onto a ferry to glide above the Hudson and view the...

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