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Olio by Marilyn · 6d ago

Seeing Double: An Elisabeth Reinhardt Novel (Book #1 Olive Branch Series) by Nancy J Alexander

"A chill ran up her spine, triggering an alarm that spread through her system...."Synopsis - A chill ran up her spine, triggering an alarm that spread through her system. Her eyes studied hi...
Olio by Marilyn · 6d ago

Interview with Nancy J Alexander, Author of Seeing Double: An Elisabeth Reinhardt Novel (Book #1 Olive Branch Series)

Can you share a bit about your journey to becoming a writer/published author?My journey began not as a journey, but rather as a few short walks in the woods. I wanted to write some ‘real lif...
Olio by Marilyn · 3W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 7 - Bowne & Co Stationers, Walking the Brooklyn Bridge, The Brooklyn Promenade & Goodbye

I had a plan for the last day.  It was the sunniest, hottest, most fabulous weather which was great, but I had been saving one indoor attraction for this day - The American Museum of Natural...
Olio by Marilyn · 3W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 6 - Gabriella Contestable, Central Park, Cooper Hewitt & Chelsea Market

Two days left to go and they were going to be glorious. The wind was gone, the weather outside was sunny and warm.  And I had the privilege of finally meeting a social media friend in person...
Olio by Marilyn · 3W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 5 - Amber Nifong, East Village, Timbuktu, Kinky Boots & a Wine Sippy Cup!

As predicted, this Sunday was the first warm day, something that would continue for the few days. It wasn't really hot yet, but my jacket soon became unnecessary.  I had a real treat lined u...
Olio by Marilyn · 3W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 4 - Alice's Garden, High Line Park,Meatpacking District, Joe's Pizza, Ellis Island & Ground Zero

Slow down. There are magicalmoments to be found everywhere!The sun, the sun!  Finally the sun appeared. All was not perfect though. That biting wind was still there.  I managed to get my lay...
Olio by Marilyn · 4W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 3 - Free Tours by Foot, Greenwich Village, Gay Rebellion, Cafe Wha & More

Today the weather was listed as improving. That was certainly the case. The rain was no longer pouring down. It was still cloudy and gray though, with a biting wind. No worries, I was game. ...
Olio by Marilyn · 4W ago

NYC On My Mind April 2017 Day 2 - The Rain, The Wind, The Museum of Art and Design, Tziporah Salamon

With fashion styling icon Tziporah Salamon at her book signingTwo days before I left for NYC I became ill. While I was improving, it was still a struggle every morning to get up and and get ...
Olio by Marilyn · 1M ago

NYC On My Mind Day April 2017 Day 1 - Randi & Kate, FIT, Pitopia, Macy's, The Hat Shop, Archerie, Dr. Marten & Parm

Image by Randi WinterWhy is it I can hear that music from the Wizard of Ozrunning through my head when I look at this pic?dum dum dum dum dum dum..................My dear friend Randi Winter...
Olio by Marilyn · 1M ago

NYC On My Mind Day April 2017 - Prep and Getting there

Before I start I want to offer my personal thoughts on visiting New York City. If  you really want to experience it as more than a tourist destinations and get a deeper feel for the city, it...