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Well, folks, it’s come down to this—a quarterly blog post. I can’t believe this is my first piece of writing in three months!… What have I been up to? Here’s a recap…

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…As an unconventional way to welcome 2015, I’m offering up my final recap from our South Beach vacation. I’ll let the serene images speak for themselves…

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You may be under the impression that Miami is all flash and swagger. Sure, there are blindingly-expensive sports cars, celebrities at play, and mega-yachts in the marina…But you can still find moments of quietly elegant design, especially during the daytime in the Art Deco District…

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…This time, I’m totally switching gears and transporting you to Miami’s industrial Wynwood neighborhood where the vibrant scenery is entirely manmade. Wynwood has become one of the world’s biggest and most renowned street art districts…

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Andrew and I just returned from sunny, spectacular South Beach. It was our big vacation this year and well worth the wait. There’s something wonderfully decadent about strolling around in shorts while knowing it’s freezing back home…

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Like a busy little squirrel stashing away nuts, I’ve been planning on how to hunker down and bundle up in great big swaths of gray all winter long. Well, mostly gray with a shot of black and white thrown in…

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Are you wondering if this blog has turned into one big tribute to New York? It’s true that I’ve visited the Big Apple three times in the past two months… My most recent adventure was a whirlwind thirty hours for shopping in Soho…

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With autumn just around the corner, you might assume I went hog-wild fall fashion shopping in New York. Well, reality bites. I actually ended up buying a handful of cool souvenirs—and had only one momentary lapse of reason.

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…To check off the rest of my list, I headed uptown to see the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney and came back to midtown to visit the Morgan Library. Having never been to either museum, I was in for a major treat.

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…What better way to build trust and camaraderie than to visit my New York-based team in person? Of course, it was a no-brainer to stay through the weekend. It would be our first time back in the Big Apple since last year. I’m so glad I made the trek—the business part was productive, and my leisure time exploring new places was priceless…