Posts Tagged ‘new york’

~NY views~

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Brooklyn Bridge, view of my first NY apartment, 2000, tucked in that top corner. Not zoned for living, it had a hot plate, shared bath, no air conditioning, and a city of pigeons living in the stairwell. It also had the very same view as the vintage accordion postcard I’d hung over my desk in […]

~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 […]

~dog days~

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

~return from brigadoon~

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

~london’s burning~

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Flaming Union Jack commiseration  on eve of Article 50. Brit host made Yorkshire pudding with steak and kidney, we brought staunch Remainers beverage of choice: French wine.

~lawd, tennyson~

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

“In the spring an old queen’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of easter egg fros.”

~nyc holiday cheer~

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

~goodbye, grace jones street~

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Thanks for la vie en rose.

~list of miss~

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Waking up to a still lit Empire State Building. Terrace garden. Soirées. Subways. Speakeasys. Groceries in Chinatown and Little Italy. Night walks though SoHo, impromptu snacks. Ghost signs. Autumn light. Favorite library. The ever-changing entrance to Basquiat’s old studio. (this in response to Trump) That sidewalk graffiti Ali swears he is  not responsible for. Bar Veloce. Ciao, […]

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