Sunday, November 27, 2011


Spent most of the day at the new York Botanical Garden. Went to see the holiday train show but was most impressed with other things in the garden. I am sure spring is spectacular.

Then it was off for real NYC pizza and a stop at The Pickle Guy. Yummy afternoon.

Saturday, November 26, 2011


Black Saturday ....Soho.....look at these sewing machines .......900+ in this store.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Black Friday

Spent the morning at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum


Beautiful Thanksgiving 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011


What a day. First Martha Stewart Show ...which was fun.....even for Jeff.

Then off to Klienfeld's to shop for THE DRESS. Yes she chose one. No photos requested. It was lovely and she is going to be a beautiful bride.

Monday, November 21, 2011


Beautiful morning at the 9/11 Memorial. My dear friend Cheri 's sister has her name there.

Then a nice long walk back to our East Village apartment.

Found an antique enamel pitcher.  Guess I will mail it back.

Sunday, November 20, 2011


Made our way to Chelsea to the flea market. Made stops at Union Square Christmas market. Dropped into Fishs Eddy of my favorite NYC shops. Now a little rest before  we eat again.

Saturday, November 19, 2011


Another fun day.

Took the train to Brooklyn to the antique market. Found a Long Island linen and a Red Rider book 1939.
Then on to lunch. Great burger with Molly and Emil.

Back to Manhattan and through Chinatown....Little Italy...Soho.

Out to dinner shortly .


Started our day by ordering the desserts for Thanksgiving ......pumpkin pie and a big platter of Italian pastries.

Then off to the Art Quilt

Off to Museum of Natural History .....frogs ..... and dinosaurs.

Dinner with Molly and Emil.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Pylos NYC

Our first dinner in NYC. WOW.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Rainy Night Dinner

This was so good. Try it.

What You Need
  • 1 fennel bulb, shaved paper thin with a mandolin
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 Tbsp chopped flat-leafed parsley
  • 2 Tbsp shaved Parmesan cheese
What You Do
Mix all ingredients together.
Serves 2-3