Friday, October 31, 2008
I hope I get lots of candy...I know, I know...carbon footprint, high fructose corn syrup, refined sugars...but its sooooo yummy.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Chris and Val's Octoberfest/Pre-Halloween/CD Release Party for Julie Corbalis at the incredible Marsh Sanctuary!
Friday, October 17, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
My friend (isn't she gorgeous?) Ariana, along with her family, opened a fantastic cafe. They serve sandwiches, ice cream, frozen and hot drinks - all homemade! If you live in a 30-mile radius, grab your scrabble board and go eat and hang out! In fact, if you're in NYC, its a great day trip on the MetroNorth. Kids are welcome, too. Y tambien, ellos hablan Espanol!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
It of course begs the question, "what is an artisan?" Do you need to be able to pour plaster into a mold, period? Way more important is the question of target market: "I'm looking for a vase with an elephant. Yes, an elephant startled as he molests a tree."
And here's this little gem. Wait! do you mean to tell me I shouldn't eat plastic fruit? Are you sure? But its from China so it MUST be safe.
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
I stayed near Anacostia, which had (has?) a tough reputation. Just like places here in NY, it sure is gentrified....The new Nationals stadium looks nice from the outside.
Taking the Metro in DC, and then the subway in NYC a few hours later, really demonstrates just how dirty NYC is. Fewer people riding in DC, I suppose, I didn't check census figures. And I think the Metro stops running at some point on the overnight, but still - what a difference. Since much of my casual wardrobe involves a Mets logo, I had lots of great conversations about baseball with local Washingtonians. Not one conversation about the bailout, thank goodness, because it was, after all, a vacation. There were lots and lots of Obama in '08 signs - yea!