Category Archives: Glad I Saw It

Various items of interest in and around my suburban town.

Glad I Saw It: Vintage Gene Autry

A few days ago I spied some books left on the outside ledge at Whole Foods. I liked the colorful cover, but I have no knowledge of Gene Autry and I didn’t have time to flip open the cover. Still, … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Hot Chocolate (NSFW)

Dolce Federica chocolates are rich. And beautiful. And they make the perfect indulgence. They were featured at the Montclair Pop-Up in December and recently at the Montclair Food and Wine Festival. The intense and delicious Dolce Federica chocolates have a boutique … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Farmhouse Shutters

The Gypsy Farmhouse in Cedar Grove, NJ is worth a visit. Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Syrniki

So really, this isn’t Glad I Saw It, but Glad I Ate It. Although, I was glad to see part of the process used in creating these delicious cheese pancakes from Russia: Syrniki. Mostly ricotta, these pancakes have a slightly … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Decorated Fairy House

This is outside the DollyMoo shop on Greenwood Avenue in Montclair, NJ. It’s cute. And my kid knelt down and drank in the details for several minutes, oohing and ahhing over the mailbox and lantern and the (not shown) knitted … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: A Finer World

From the MLK, Jr Memorial in Washington DC.

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Glad I Saw It: Primordial Connections on Pine Street

Sometimes a space becomes a living, breathing organ, providing a needed boost to the neighborhood surrounding it. 73 See Gallery at 73C Pine Street in Montclair embodies this idea. And the newest exhibition is a clear example of how deeply Mary Z Scotti’s … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Unexpected Little Free Library

How cool is this? It’s a Little Free Library — with seating! I happened upon this recently on Myrtle Avenue in Montclair, and it got me to pull over and check it out. I strongly suspect this is the work … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Men of the Mounted

Seen in the window of Chameleon Antiques. My poorly stifled giggles are further proof that I have the mind of a 14-year old boy.

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Glad I Saw It: Leach Building

Even windowless storage buildings abutting the street have a beauty when seen in a certain light.

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