Vanderbilt Mansion (Centerport, NY)

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” (Eleanor Roosevelt)

Here’s a funny thing about forgiveness, we never forget. There was a guest in the hotel who was talking to my colleague about life, (you call it eavesdropping, I call it overhearing) and he said that in order for you to forgive, you must “release”.

Release, as the operative word. He pointed out, if a person owe you money and because he cannot afford to pay you, you lost your house. Then when you saw him, he asked for forgiveness and you said, it’s okay. But every time the issue comes up you brought it all up. See, that is not forgiveness. (He said) If you forgive someone you must release everything that comes with the baggage.

I think it makes sense. I can decide to forgive and let it all go. Be friends again. Or. I can forgive and let it go. For good.

Forgiveness gives you freedom. You will no longer be tied to that rope called anger or resentment. Just let it go.

This, I must learn.

img_0195

My Brother Nino and I went to see this place in Centerport, New York. Just because I am totally obsessed with Mansions and The Vanderbilts.

In 1910 William K. Vanderbilt II began to build a spectacular waterfront estate on 43 acres in Centerport, Long Island. Today, Eagle’s Nest is one of the few surviving Gold Coast estates, and his 24-room Spanish-Revival mansion. (source: Vanderbiltmuseum.org)

img_0198 img_0200 img_0201 img_0203 img_0204 img_0206 img_0208 img_0216 img_0217 img_0221 img_0222 img_0225 img_0226 img_0229img_0230p img_0231 img_0233 img_0236 img_0241 img_0242 img_0244 img_0247 img_0250 img_0252 img_0255 img_0272 img_0344

img_0347

I want to go back and take the House Tour next time. Maybe even wear a nice dress for the perfect photo-op.

Who’s with me?

img_0245

D.Jeans denim  Sunnies by Charlie|  F-Troupe wedge  |  LV speedy 35 |  Cynthia Rowley cardis

Keep smiling y’all! Life is good! Xx

Address: 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, New York 11721
Phone: (631) 854-5579

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s