We were in New York City for a hot second in early July and managed to squeeze in a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the China Through the Looking Glass exhibit now on view through September 7, 2015. The exhibit was a spectacular visual feast and creatively explored how Chinese aesthetics have permeated art in all its forms for centuries. Here are snaps of my favorite rooms, the first of which was covered in exquisite de Gournay wallpaper and the second was a breathtaking enormous glass bamboo forest.And then there was the most intricate gold gown of fairytale proportions…Glorious views from AK’s plush rooftop garden of the 4th of July fireworks (over the East River) after the jump. (more…)
We celebrated our wedding anniversary on July 4th with dinner at Daniel’s Broiler and watched the spectacular fireworks display over Seattle’s Lake Union. It was a perfect evening without a cloud in the sky as people gathered to enjoy the festivities and boats crammed the lake, each vying for the best view of the brilliant explosions in the night sky. On days like this, it is plain to see why Seattle is a wonderful place to be.
Hope you are enjoying a splendid summer weekend!