Photo by Judith Beermann
Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 2014
Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 2014

These are a dozen of my best discoveries for 2014:

1. Oh My Son CD because Marcos Galvany's operatic tableaux is The Nutcracker for Easter.

Marcos Galvany (Photo by: OMS Productions) Marcos Galvany

2. Bastille Day at the Eiffel Tower because no one puts on a sound and light show like the French.

3. Living Well Health Club at The Washington Hilton because their olympic-size outdoor pool lured me into the gym. Thank you, Chan Frazier.

4. Georgetown Heritage because they're going to bring back the boat and save the C&O Canal.

(Photo by: Georgetown Heritage)

5. A Brief Encounter because Hannah Yelland dazzles in this brilliant Kneehigh Theatre Company Production.

Hannah Yelland in A Brief Encounter (Photo by: Kneehigh Productions) Hannah Yelland in A Brief Encounter

6. Bocce at Pinstripes because it's fun and a cocktail is within arm's reach.

7. Savannah Cupcake because these little gems are best in class.

(Photo by: Savannah Cupcake)

8.The Price of Inheritance because Karin Tanabe's wit and intellect shine in her latest caper.

9. Pardi's Sagrantino de Montefalco Wine because this Umbrian grape is a reminder of Italy's warmth and charm.

Pardi's Sagrantino wine (Photo by: Pardi) Pardi's Sagrantino wine

9. POSTES because Claudine Sorel's interpretation of the French postman's bag is a modern classic.

POSTES handbag (Photo by: Claudine Sorel) POSTES handbag

11. Consider it Done because Bernardaud's Kintsugi Sarkis plates are here along with other treasures for the tableware obsessed.

Kintsugi by Sarkis (Photo by: Bernardaud) Kintsugi by Sarkis

12. sweetGreen Frozen Yogurt because yogurt isn't supposed to taste like it came out of a machine.

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I agree. My best discovery is Oh my Son CD. And Marcos Galvany is .......great!