Category Archives: New York city

Husband goes shopping: hell freezes over.

Yes, I can assure you they are wearing mittens in hell this weekend. Because NEWS FLASH: the CE voluntarily walked into a department store! He walked, in fact, the entire three blocks from our apartment to the new flagship Nordstrom department … Continue reading

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Calorie Count: The Usual Suspects

“So what did you do in NYC”? *thinks* “Well, let’s see. We went to lunch. We went to dinner…” *awkward silence* Of course, that’s not all we did. There might have been a breakfast in there somewhere. Just kidding! Oh, … Continue reading

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Just a moment(s).

Hunting and pecking is just fine for chickens but not so great for typing, so I’ll keep it brief. Arm still very much broken, back still very much sprained. But NYC has a way of transcending such piffling annoyances. The … Continue reading

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Here. And there.

The gallivanting continued, apace. The 20,000 step mark was duly broken, as was, more than somewhat coincidentally, my inferior-issue body. But no matter, we had a whirlwind girls’ week to finish up, and did so in style. Toughest item on … Continue reading

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Stepping it up.

Apologies to those hoping for more puppy pictures. The action has shifted 3,000 miles eastward and I feel like I have walked at least that far this week. 17,630 steps yesterday, 18,112 the day before and miles and miles to … Continue reading

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Real-Time Travel.

A break in the action. Yes, I know the blog is in Prague, but in real time, we are just back from NYC and it was glorious. Fall in New York is sublime; arriving late fall was a bit like … Continue reading

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Plans, Interrupted.

Abbreviated time in the city. Pressing concerns here. There, Central Park Here, trees in the orchard laden with plums There, a brilliant and memorable Summer and Smoke with Marin Ireland and Nathan Darrow Here, a different kind of show There, a … Continue reading

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Let’s just call it a “nor-eater”.

Well, you didn’t expect us to starve during the storms, did you? Lies I tell myself while it’s sneeting, that odious weather condition between sleet and snow: “I’m burning more calories in the cold.” “No one can see how fat I … Continue reading

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Nor sleet nor snow nor’easter…

…can keep us from having a fantastic time in NYC. Weather or not, we had way big fun in the city this trip. We were there for not one, but two nor’easters. Flew out just a few hours ahead of … Continue reading

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At Le Coq Rico: the chicken and the egg.

“We’re going to brunch”, said my husband. Yes, that husband. The one who never willingly goes to brunch. Okay. Where? It’s a surprise. And what a surprise it was! A glorious, whimsical, scrumptious surprise. Alsatian chef Antoine Westermann bestowed Le Coq … Continue reading

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