LL Bean’s of Freeport:  Retail, not Outlet

LL Bean’s of Freeport: Retail, not Outlet

Rather jauntily, some time back, I floated the question. How about a road trip to Maine? There was an enthusiastic response. Last May we spent a week in Gloucester feasting on seafood at the Causeway, Azorean, and Charlie’s. We return in November as fellows of the...
Abbondanza

Abbondanza

Racine’s Farm Stand in North Adams. Ramshackle large house, badly weathered, in need of paint. People of faith, hard to know how many live there. Old lady that manned the stand. Just as ancient as analog cash register. Clanged when she made change. Taking her time to...
Pip Home From The Orient

Pip Home From The Orient

After three years in New York as an artist, gallerist and curator, in the Spring of 1968 Arden Harrison and I were on our way to Mexico. The plan was to hang by the pool and drink margaritas with her favorite aunt. She was married to one Pedro Domec. Our Karmann Ghia...
Banality

Banality

Illustrator LeRoy Neiman contributed pop kitsch to Playboy Magazine. Giuliano photo.   Riding an elevator with jazz musician Gerry Mulligan he was in a snit. Listening to the piped in music he ranted. “Some musician is getting ripped off” Mulligan said. My friend...
Pip In Thailand

Pip In Thailand

By Pippy Giuliano   The first night in Bangkok, I found myself at a temple complex in the city center. A handsome monk in saffron robes approached me. He called me sister and I was beguiled until the talk turned suspiciously intimate. I ignored his suggestion to...