Archive for December, 2006

~bonne anne!~

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

~swan lake~

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

Went to Prospect Park today. Ali pried my fingers from the keyboard, around which they have been wrapped for two days, as I figure out the new structure of this beast (the book). Then we went to Convivium Osteria and had red snapper and a really tasty Tempranillo from Spain. Good to not cook, though […]

~glitter & doom~

Monday, December 25th, 2006

We had a lovely Christmas Eve day, going to the Met to see the show of German portraits from the 1920s Glitter and Doom. My favorite painting was of Anita Berber by Otto Dix. Here is another portrait of Berber, I love this image: Then we walked all around the resevoir of Central Park, and […]

~le sang d’un poète~

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

Greetings from day two of what will be three weeks off from teaching with a slight interruption (teaching). I woke up cranky yesterday–which given that I survived another six-week class and have all my holiday bidness behind me—seemed odd and out of character. Ali and I “got passionate” (that’s eye-talian for “yelled”) about coffee grounds […]

~trim my tree~

Monday, December 11th, 2006

Had a lil’ dinner party this weekend to trim the tree and ring in the holiday season. Ali made his famous pork roast pierced with garlic and rosemary stems and I poached some pears in red wine. My favorite part of the evening was the spontaneous dancing to 78 records played on the wind-up victrolla. […]


Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

Noria visited this weekend– she came to read at the Legion of Lit Mags event at Galapagos, representing Swink Magazine. She read a beautiful piece that will be published in the next edition of Swink, hot off the press. A literary time was had by all. Besides three fabu days–including two lady’s nights of p.j.s, […]

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