Monthly Archives: May 2011
It is incredibly hot here at the moment, has been for days now. While I was in yoga class earlier this evening, standing on one leg concentrating on not concentrating on the fact that my left toe was slipping out … Continue reading
Notes from a stroll through downtown Manhattan on a warm, holiday afternoon when the city was mostly cleared out and tranquil. It was a stroll that included a banh mi sandwich from Saigon Bakery. Happy Memorial Day.
Rhubarb, the vegetable we treat as a fruit. I saw some today at the farmer’s market for the first time this year and instantly decided to make a compote. Earthy, sour, sweet – it’s difficult to describe the flavor of … Continue reading
…or very nearly. Air, sky, sun and wind all conspired to create near perfection here today. Not that I want to gloat (and I sincerely hope there are not severe storms occurring elsewhere as I write this). On a walk … Continue reading
Let’s just say I never intended to have banana cream pie for lunch. I was on the subway headed to my studio in the late afternoon today when I realized I was hungry, that I hadn’t had lunch. On a … Continue reading
There are five days remaining in May, after today. Phew. I don’t have many words today, but here are a couple of little pictures of two of my favorite things: a boiled egg sitting in an egg cup and a … Continue reading
I am of the definite opinion that chicken soup made with a chicken that has already been roasted is infinitely more tasty than one made with an uncooked chicken. It has richer, deeper flavors. Plus, it’s a 2-for-1 deal – … Continue reading
Orange and green – eat your colours!