Archive for August, 2014

~heavenly blue~

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The Morning Glory bloomed for the first time today. Their season begins “in August”– these gals just made it!

~caumsett revisited~

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

It’s been seven years since our last picnic at Caumsett on Long Island Sound. Very pleased to report the geese are still geesing, the horseshoe crabs crabbing, the giant ants anting and the kids adroitly snacking and loafing.

~couple of queens~

Monday, August 25th, 2014

seen around the neighborhood.

~beginning to see the light~

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

“I wore my teeth in my hands/So I could mess the hair of the night” Sunrise: post storm, post month-long edit.

~the latest addition to the OED~

Friday, August 15th, 2014

(the inside joke being Ali knows less that zero about grilling tho he could pontificate with deep opinion about pretty much anything else, such as the evening’s eye-talian wine…)

~my baby just cares for me~

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The band covered Nina Simone at The Standard.

~minetta tavern~

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The 1930s Greenwich Village time capsule that is Minetta Tavern.

~market day~

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Farmer’s market inspired five–count ’em–five quarts of ratatouille!

~most auspicious~

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Sunday begins with a June Bug in the Morning Glory, ends with flowering Moon Flower (Vespertine).

~tender buttons~

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Gertrude Stein’s House of Notions (aka Tender Buttons) opened in 1964 in a narrow brick townhouse (one of the city’s most slim at 12 1/2 feet wide) on East 62nd Street. Named for Stein’s equally slim volume of “moments of consciousness.” They have a vast inventory including some lovely vintage buttons: deer carved from antler, […]

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