Monthly Archives: July 2011

moma mia

stopped into moma to check out the francis alys exhibit recommended to me by a friend. there were no photos allowed, however i jotted down this sentence penned by alys when describing his film that depicts 500 people walking up … Continue reading

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birds of a feather

si vous aimez ce film: vous adorerez ce film d’autre:

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Repurposing

i love the ‘girl on a sink’ postcard — it’s one i picked up somewhere over ten years ago and after holding onto it and enjoying it every time i accidentally came upon it, i just popped in the mail … Continue reading

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Stopping to smell any and all blossoms

Especially this fuschia magnificence en route to the gym

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seine-like advice

im making a list, checking it twice, even thrice, to ensure that i dont fall into the trap of letting the year go by without actually taking the proverbial break or breaking out of my routine(s) — those who know … Continue reading

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garnishes

i was going to write a post of pleas to my fellow human beings so that we might live more harmoniously together. and then i received this sandwich delivered to me at my absolute favorite so. philly cafe by one … Continue reading

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purging and cleansing

my sister — yes, the recently married one — said to me the other day, as we were doing some window shopping in the big apple, in response to my exclamation that i was in the midst of a closet … Continue reading

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“…but every end is a beginning.”

so last week a few things came to an end: i finished the hunger games (and eagerly and voraciously dove into book 2; so in need of book 2 was i that i clicked on the buy it now button … Continue reading

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…to 11

there is a restaurant in my adopted hometown that is known primarily for its vast beer collection. i first tried a raspberry ale there and it was also the place that i was introduced to boursin cheese and a varied … Continue reading

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still reading the hunger games — or: still reading the hunger games

what does it mean, i wonder, that my sabbatical begins with a dystopian novel in which the killing of kids by kids is not only a part of the plot, but the very basis upon which this story is based. … Continue reading

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…and we’re off!

i finally started reading the hunger games. all the words that have been used to describe it to me by friends who were enthusiastic in their praise — gripping, read it in one sitting, fantastic, great YA fiction, must read … Continue reading

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