DVD Review: New York Episode 8 – The Center of the World 1946-2003

When Ric Burns set out to make a documentary of the city of New York, he had no idea of what world events were about to transpire. Just as the sixth episode was about to air on PBS at the end of September 2001, the city was attacked and the landscape was forever changed. BurnsContinue reading “DVD Review: New York Episode 8 – The Center of the World 1946-2003”

Book Review – Face It: A Memoir by Debbie Harry

A few weeks back while listening to Sirius XM in my car, one of the deejays talked about Debbie Harry’s memoir and how it detailed some of the hardships she faced being a woman in the male-dominated music industry. I could relate to that. I had every intention of working in the music industry untilContinue reading “Book Review – Face It: A Memoir by Debbie Harry”

New York: The City and the Country – A Documentary Film by Ric Burns

Famed documentarian Ken Burns’ brother embraces the genre with this wonderful offering about the city I grew up just outside of; a place I will always consider my first home: New York. Narrated by David Ogden Stiers, New York: The City and the Country aired on PBS details the rich history of the greatest cityContinue reading “New York: The City and the Country – A Documentary Film by Ric Burns”

Norwegian Encore Transatlantic Cruise – November 2, 2019

Last year on this date my son and I were embarking on our first Trans-Atlantic voyage. It also happened to be the inaugural voyage of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Encore. It had a quick 2-day cruise out of Germany with some travel-industry professionals on board before our cruise, but ours was the first oneContinue reading “Norwegian Encore Transatlantic Cruise – November 2, 2019”