Archive for the ‘flandscapes & flanerie’ Category

~uptown, queens!~

Monday, April 30th, 2018

This downtown queen had mixed emotions viewing the temporary Bowie takeover of NoHo’s Broadway/Lafayette subway station. The exhibit shares the corporatizing vibe of the Bowie-vetted/organized show now at the Brooklyn Museum (both are sponsored by Spotify), and conjured a sensation last felt in the late 80s, when witnessing my first Frida Kahlo refrigerator magnet. A lady can’t exactly argue against the branded […]

~nesting~

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Robins trying out my office window mirrored me, flying off with bits I’d unearthed as I cleared years of debris from our neglected yard. Witness three days of clearing, already minus the huge tree branches that took two people to saw and drag. I believe we’re ready to garden!

~muddy knees~

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

& seed loot.

~further signs of spring~

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

We drove 104 miles to Massachusetts to rescue this Victorian wicker set.

~return to toy train town~

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

~fools of april~

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

24 hours in NYC: a friend’s 50th, another’s housewarming, and Easter/Passover walk in Central Park post Zabar’s matzo ball soup.

~further signs of spring~

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Someone gallantly wrangles a couple pallets for his favorite gardner to upcycle into flower boxes, and that silly spoiler serves yet again…

~signs of spring~

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

~chez basquiat check-in~

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

~four, all of the above~

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

plexiglass reliquary #2: the second page of a letter dated March 23, 1945, wherein Tennessee Williams describes the plot of a new play he’s been immersed in (tentatively titled, Blanche’s Chair in the Moon or The Moth). I love this document for two reasons– I dearly relate to him trying to pitch to his agent […]

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