Monthly Archives: February 2007

A Seed Is Sleepy

I ordered a bunch of books from Amazon on Monday. Sometimes, that works out for me, and sometimes, it doesn’t, particularly when I’m ordering sight-unseen. One of the books that arrived was A Seed Is Sleepy, written by Dianna Hutts Aston, and illustrated by Sylvia Long. It’s a children’s book, but it’s also quite informative […]

Magazine Notes

Force fed a steady diet of magazines over the weekend, I am now a fount of information – most of it unneeded. Here are a few of the gems I uncovered: Last week’s New York magazine (the fashion issue, and I received it yesterday) featured food diaries of four people connected to the fashion world. […]

South End Buttery

I love the smell and taste of coffee in the morning. After staying up late for the Oscars last night (yet still falling asleep before Best Picture), I was really looking forward to this morning’s cafe au lait. When I’m in Boston, my go-to spot for coffee and morning goodies is this week’s featured bakery, […]

Friday Flickr Five

Hello, Friday! No big plans for the weekend. Yes, we’re under another winter storm watch – hooray – but you never know. Crossing my fingers that we avoid the big snow. Looking forward to Sunday night’s Oscars, and the fashion parade. On with the five: this week, I thought I’d focus on one photographer, dropfocus, […]

Long term plan …

I spent a lot of time yesterday thinking about where I’d rather live. Do you ever do this? I am so ready to leave winter behind, and our Charleston/Savannah getaway last weekend further convinced me of this. Here’s what’s on my wish list: city living that is walkable, with a good bakery, florist, market for […]