NEW YORK, NEW YORK – I attended a wine dinner with a dozen or so friends. We sampled a half dozen vintages of Château Pichon Longueville Baron, a so-called super second. One of our guests was Jean-Rene Matignon, the winemaker at Pichon Baron.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Disaster strikes! My blog goes down. We diagnosed the problem and had it running again by the end of the day. I apologize for any inconvenience. The fix requires editing the links to the photograph in every post. For now only the most recent posts are live; we’ll bring the others up to date over the weekend. This has presented an opportunity to apply what we’ve learned over the last six months on topics like indices and keywords and search engine optimization. We plan on relaunching the galleries feature. Things may run a little slowly until we finish the update process on Sunday.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Most Fridays I have lunch with my son Alexander, usually at Sidecar, upstairs from PJ Clarke’s. Today I was carrying a camera.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – This from an errand to Jean Silversmith, a shop on West 45th Street that has and fixes anything in the way of silver service that you can image.
WARREN, CONNECTICUT – A very cold day in Litchfield County. I decided to work inside.
MUSTIQUE, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – It rains in paradise.
MUSTIQUE – The home theatre in a house in Mustique. The photographs on the walls are mine, taken during the construction of the house. As I write this I’m sitting next to Alex Antonelli, the architect who built the house.