Monthly Archives: April 2012
A friend of mine had been to Space Camp as a child and had described the experience as â€œabsolutely no question the best week of my life, made up of the best days of my life!â€
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – One of the greatest things I ever overheard in a restaurant, and lamb with herb pesto
Tables in New York restaurants are often crammed close together, so even though you might be having a romantic evening with your husband you can still listen with ease into the conversations to your right and left as though … Continue reading
Diversification is the new buzzword of our economic times. Several of my friends now run Etsy shops, stringing beads onto lengths of cut up t-shirts, designing wedding invitations or cross-stitching obscenities by night while PRing, publishing and producing commercials by … Continue reading
â€œGood morning!!â€ beamed the guy behind the counter at Pain Quotidian, as I struggled to summon the words from my sleeping brain to convey that I needed a lot of coffee. â€œAre you having a great day?!â€
Returning from a choir rehearsal on the subway late last night I discovered quite by chance an amazing fact; my husband is a bit of a celebrity.
Our lives and the lives of our friends are currently divided into the Haves and Have Nots: people who paid the extra for HBO, and people who rely on the goodness and charity of those people to invite them over … Continue reading
A lot of the time, I feel like a New Yorker. I will argue with you over where to get the best slice in the city. I often tut at the slowness of pedestrians. I once saw a rat try … Continue reading
It was my friend Mollyâ€™s birthday this week. She turned 25 and celebrated with whiskey and an origami competition in a dive bar on the lower east side. By 10pm she was in reflective mood, looking back over her quarter … Continue reading
Excitement in the Physics department. Christine has acquired an automatic stapler. Put the papers near it and it staples. Hands free.Â â€œItâ€™s literally the Most Amazing Thing I Ever Saw,â€ said Jon, a man who spent the last couple of weeks … Continue reading
Making cheese sounds like the kind of cooking project other people do. I live a few blocks away from Murrayâ€™s cheese. Why would I make my own? But ricotta is a different beast.