Honey Outside Elie Tahari →
She’s got the expensive taste.
Now, her hair was as black as a bucket of tar Her skin as white as a cuttlefish bone I left Texas to follow Lucinda Now I’ll never see heaven or home … The devil dances inside empty pockets But she didn’t want money or pearls No, that wasn’t enough for Lucinda She wasn’t that kind of girl A little Tom Waits to get things going this morning. Be sure to watch the...
From this summer at Montauk.
Self in Pan Lid →
I like to wash dishes with the ear goggles on. And when I call them ear goggles, you know it’s cuz I’m hearing Beastie Boys.
Italian Pastries →
Caffe Roma, Little Italy, NYC
Houston: Texas-Sized Sprawl, No End In Sight : NPR →
NPR is doing a series on Htown. I listened to this piece this morning and it made me get all teary-eyed for my hometown, sprawling energy-sucking metroplex that it is.
Zeppoles and Fried Oreos →
Zeppoles = Italian donuts. Makes sense at the Italian Feast of San Gennaro. Fried Oreos? They make no sense at all. Period.
Feast of San Gennaro, Little Italy →
At the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy this Sunday.
Incense Burner →
The new incense burner in our living room creates some lovely smoke formations.
I love to watch the movement of smoke.
Fluffy Magnolia, bored under the pool table.
Jeff’s contemplating the wisdom of shots of tequila and pool til 3 am on a work night. Especially after the fierce beating I just handed him at eight-ball.
I’ve had this one on repeat one quite a bit...
Words, Drinks, Brooklyn →
Hemingway knew the benefits of drinking and writing. It ain’t as easy as it looks.
These will be perfect for dog parking this winter. Oh, and walking in Manhattan.
I used to hate this video, because I loved the song and I wanted it to have gravitas, not comedy. But now I’m okay with it.
The Vesuvio sign, taken by C. This weekend, well east of there, I think it’ll be someplace like The Londoner instead.
SF Hydrant, Chinatown →
I like the SF Hydrants. These ones are really cool. But I also like the shorter fatter ones.
I’ve been re-organizing the basement.
Two Flirting Nettles →
Two Flirting Nettles