Archive for July, 2015

~baker’s dozen~

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Heart-shaped sunglasses, heart-shaped leaves, and then L came by to alert me to some vintage bakeware on the sidewalk and strewn among the boxes were thirteen of these.

~morning (glory) meditation~

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Recently I told a friend that I don’t meditate and the following morning found myself, coffee and camera in hand, in the same spot I’ve stood each morning since planting these. That constitutes my kind of meditation–singular, steady focus on an ever-changing tempest in a teacup, inspiring thoughts of Life’s restless energy, the fleetingness of […]

~new math~

Friday, July 24th, 2015

What redeems a $300 enchanted evening at the tow pound? A 16 blossom morning.

~glorious~

Monday, July 20th, 2015

In the twin bungalow next to my childhood house in Hollywood lived twin sisters Tiny and Glorious.

~park, piano, pigeons~

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

~chinatown oracle speaks~

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Dashing to Chinatown for Vietnamese salad supplies while waiting, waiting, I received this message. Yes, please.

~of ghostscapes & garlic scapes~

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Afternoon at the Union Square farmer’s market (ghost sign I’d never noticed hovering above: The Crown Coat Front Co Inc Mfcr’s of civilian and military coat fronts. And Importers of Japanese Goods) picking up the usual suspects (greens, stone fruit) plus Persian cukes, yellow beans, snap peas, onion and garlic scapes for an impromptu icebox […]

~lady’s lunch (& a few gents)~

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Bryant park birthday picnic: onion tart, my first rillettes, Austrian cheese, German bread and polenta cake. The delicious undoing of a work day…

~summer sunrise~

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

(insert seagull sounds here)

~basket man~

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

A man and his basket flâneur through the village.

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