Went to Prospect Park today. Ali pried my fingers from the keyboard,
around which they have been wrapped for two days,
as I figure out the new structure of this beast (the book).
Then we went to Convivium Osteria and had red snapper and a really tasty Tempranillo from Spain. Good to not cook, though last night I [...]
We had a lovely Christmas Eve day, going to the Met to see the show of German portraits from the 1920s Glitter and Doom. My favorite painting was of Anita Berber by Otto Dix. Here is another portrait of Berber, I love this image:
Then we walked all around the resevoir of Central Park, and much [...]
Greetings from day two of what will be three weeks off from teaching with a slight interruption (teaching).
I woke up cranky yesterday–which given that I survived another six-week class and have all my holiday bidness behind me—seemed odd and out of character. Ali and I “got passionate” (that’s eye-talian for “yelled”) about coffee grounds in [...]
Had a lil’ dinner party this weekend to trim the tree and ring in the holiday season.
Ali made his famous pork roast pierced with garlic and rosemary stems
and I poached some pears in red wine.
My favorite part of the evening was the spontaneous dancing to 78 records played on the wind-up victrolla.
It was lovely to [...]
Noria visited this weekend– she came to read at the Legion of Lit Mags event at Galapagos, representing Swink Magazine. She read a beautiful piece that will be published in the next edition of Swink, hot off the press. A literary time was had by all.
Besides three fabu days–including two lady’s nights of p.j.s, red [...]