Tag Archives: fall
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness well underway, and vegetarians set to come to dinner on Friday, Jon and I were faced with the inevitable Sophieâ€™s Choice: Squash or Mushrooms? As far as Iâ€™m concerned, squash. Every time, squash. Cannot … Continue reading
Last week, we took my visiting parents to Blaze, a pumpkin festival in a somewhat mythical place that city-dwellers refer to as “upstate”, which turns out to be about an hour out of the city near Sleepy Hollow. It is … Continue reading
The internet is down. We must telephone Time Warner. Itâ€™s been 50 minutes. Jon paces the room ruffling his hair into an unruly afro. â€œI have pretty much no confidence that this is a path of enquiry that will lead … Continue reading
Things advertisers in my inbox think I need that I didnâ€™t think I needed before I saw the advert, and now Iâ€™m not so sure:
This, from Jeanmarie, who heard it from a man she met on a windy train platform on her commute into the city one early morning.
If you like to eat food as much as I do, then itâ€™s probably a good idea to put trainers on every so often and run like youâ€™re being chased.
If you are lucky enough to be given the keys to a cottage in upstate New York in the middle of Fall, then this is the drink that youâ€™re going to want to be sipping on the porch.
When you move house, everything is unsettled. You canâ€™t find the scissors. You trip on the edge of the bed. You hear every creak in the floor, every tick of the pipes. Your stuff is in, but itâ€™s nowhere near … Continue reading