Tag Archives: Metropolitan Museum

“THE Maurice Sendak?!!!”

On May 8th, 2012, my friend of 28 years Maurice Sendak died.  Only about 4 hours after his death and not wanting me to hear the news through the media, Lynn contacted me to tell me of his passing.  Every … Continue reading

Posted in J2K | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The REAL Treasure of the Hawaiian Kingdom

I have always been fascinated by the jewels, crowns and tiaras of various sovereigns of Russia (the completely diamond-encrusted crown of Catherine the Great being the knock-out example!), Bulgaria, Italy and especially Great Britain.  The Metropolitan Museum in New York … Continue reading

Posted in J2K | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Right In Front Of You!

On a recent trip to New York City I was able to stay in a hotel between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, a mere 5 minute walk from the Metropolitan Museum.  During the two days I spent there I walked … Continue reading

Posted in J2K | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments