Tag Archives: NYC

Watertowers are people too

http://pickledcity.blogspot.com/ Because of my own previous interest in water towers (here, here, and here), when J was in New York this weekend he bought me a copy of Watertowers Are People Too from the St. Mark’s Bookshop. This is the … Continue reading

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Timeliness is a New Yorker Cover

I recently posted about the rooftop water towers in New York City.  (And then of course there was the Peachoid!)  Many thanks to Luabelle for drawing my attention to the cover of the September 21st New Yorker. It’s beautiful: Finger … Continue reading

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Hell Yeah, Juan Martin!

Juan Martin del Potro upset R Fed at the 2009 U.S. Open, and I am pumped.  I adore Roger, but during my first season of anything more than watching tennis on television, I’ve seen del Potro twice, so couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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U.S. Open 2009

I was lucky enough to attend the U.S. Open last weekend, and it was awesome.  We had tickets for the Friday (Sep 4) day matches.  It was an exquisite day in New York. We took our friends and hosts, who … Continue reading

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New York’s Towers

I always find it interesting to revisit a good book or a favorite movie.  I’ve read Giovanni’s Room three or four times; I can’t count the times I’ve seen Steel Magnolias, Wonder Boys, or Grey Gardens. And each time it’s … Continue reading

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