Such Great Heights

July 21, 2014

Today, for a magazine piece, I climbed into the cockpit of a restored 1946 Fairchild 24. Google it. It’s special.

What most don’t know is that some 13 years ago, I was quietly studying for my pilot’s license at a small airport outside of Annapolis, MD on rt 50. I had a career in Washington, DC at the time. Very soon into my flight training, 9/11 happened and my school was shut down for a federal audit, and my job in DC got pretty busy (overwhelming, actually) so I didn’t have time to continue training anyway.

I flew out to the Chesapeake Bay today from PA.. We landed a little over 3 hours ago and I’m STILL trying to come down!

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My full page spread of Who’s Who is in June’s issue of Main Line Today! Yep, that’s Jon Bon Jovi!

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yeah! :)

A journalist colleague of mine and I visited local winery Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery a couple of weeks ago for research on an exciting story we’re planning to do in the future. Galer is located right behind Longwood Gardens and is our favorite winery in the region for a handful of reasons. Here is a smattering of snapshots from our tour. It was a perfect little slice of Sonoma that afternoon!

Captions for many of these were posted to my Instagram @alessandra_official, please follow me there!

Later on my beau joined me for the sunset so his handsome smiling face is on here, too. :)

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20140620-111052-40252177.jpgwhere the magic happens

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20140620-111054-40254025.jpgJournalist and playwright Richard L. Gaw

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20140620-111058-40258709.jpgmy favorite guy

The Berkshires

June 2, 2014

I had the enlightening experience of attending a 2.5 day workshop about the Highly Sensitive Person personality trait over the weekend at the Kripalu Institute in Massachusetts. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Elaine Aron.

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20140602-154457-56697438.jpg“May Peace Prevail Throughout the World”

20140602-154454-56694906.jpgStockbridge Bowl

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Goodnight, Moon

May 27, 2014

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May 13, 2014

Watching another beautiful spring day fade away in southeastern Chester County, PA

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Prosecco Party

May 12, 2014

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