Archive for the ‘flandscapes & flanerie’ Category

~bird bath~

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

New York Minute: bath time at Central Park’s Hallett Bird Sanctuary.

~necessity, invention, etc~

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Annual dog days Ratatouille extravaganza always reminds of a visit to a friend during her residency at the Headlands, wherein I had this dish, as made by a sweet ex-Chez Panisse chef. She kindly shared her secret (roast each vegi separately before combining), which I cavalierly ignored for this batch–made in a kitchen currently sans […]

~new york minute~

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

I decide to skip the subway and walk north from City Hall–I’m only going a mile or so, what’s a little rain? Fat drops land on the sidewalk, leaving wet polka dots the size of silver dollars. It picks up. My shoes start to squish. As I pass the 6 train at Canal Street, I […]

~donk day afternoon~

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Monster Olds Cutlass Supreme, aka Donk. Window sticker reads: “Yours can go fast, but mine can go anywhere.”

~sun & sphinx moth~

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

~buggy breakfast~

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

~biarritz meets the bronx~

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

~avian evidence~

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

~knock on wood~

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

On the way back down from a midday run, I paused to see if my eyes had played tricks on me as I’d passed the lodge on my way up the valley. But indeed, there in the grass beneath the postbox was a woodpecker, a Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker. It sounds like a vaudevillian insult, but they aren’t chickenhearted, just burnished […]

~dog days~

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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