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Vladimir’s Visit

The voice on the phone overflows with upbeat energy: “Hi Jan, this is Vladimir.”  Past experiences have  taught me to respond:  “Vladimir, where are you?”  Sometimes he is downstairs in my condo building  and at other times just a few hours away, perhaps,  in the Florida Everglades.  Typically, friends calling on the spur of the …

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Tablescape Art Installations

Central to the Operation Bon Appétit Dinners are the Tablescapes, which are more than table decorations and settings. They are themed settings that set the intention for the evening’s conversations and can stand alone as unique works of art. They are not to be taken lightly as they have an important influence on convivialists’ good times and engagement in social change.