Jewels by JAR Exhibit

Today I went to see the Jewels by JAR exhibit at The Met, which opened in late November. JAR stands for Joel A. Rosenthal, a jeweler who has worked in Paris for the last 40+ years. The exhibit at The Met represents his first retrospective in the United States. I’ve always loved jewelry, a trait … Continue reading

Books I Read and Liked: Top 10 Books of 2013

I had meant to do a wrap-up of books I read and loved as 2013 came to a close. Many of them are new releases, though some are a couple years old. Because I keep my running tally of books with my “birthday resolutions” lists, I had to dig up a couple lists for the … Continue reading