After a slow start yesterday (the NYTimes delivered only part of the paper), things started to pick up in the good karma department.
- I’m 99% finished finding volunteers for “Art Adventure” at my son’s school. (this always feels great, because cold calling is not that much fun)
- I now have my $100 thank-you-for-paying-too-much-for-your- now-discontinued-iPhone credit. What will I buy???? the new Nano? Maybe. I’m still hoping for a new, super-thin laptop ….
- I didn’t have to stay at soccer practice, sweating in my car in the 90+ degree heat, because another parent offered to drive the pick-up route. (This was incredibly good karma, as I can’t/won’t turn on the a/c while I’m just sitting there; Al Gore has gotten to me)
- Design*Sponge published a Boston design guide, helped by Elisabeth. (yea, E!) As someone who loves to shop Boston, I have to say – great choices. I’ll have to check out a few “new” shops on my next visit. Great food choices as well.
- And speaking of Elisabeth, she’s updated her Black Pearl Press site. I got to visit Elisabeth’s studio back in August when we were visiting Boston (it was totally charming – no surprise), and the photos in the online portfolios are just a small representation of her beautiful letterpress work. You’ll want to bookmark it and check in from time to time for updates. Or, you’ll want to throw a party just so you can order some beautiful invitations. (This is how my mind works.) I’m going back today to scan through the portfolios ….
But it wasn’t all good karma. While doing my Monday check of the New Yorker and New York magazines online (because goodness knows when the mailman will decide to deliver them), I came upon this depressing little article. So why exactly am I running when my hip hurts when I’m finished? Anyone? Didn’t do much for my scone/cookie/cupcake addiction, either. Guess I’ll be picking up the book when it hits shelves October 2. See the photo above for how it affected my typical maple nut scone and coffee breakfast ….. not that I ever truly thought that scones were health food …..