The Impossible Myth of “Having it All”

I’ve severely neglected this blog after having lovingly tended it for over a year and a half.  I’ve gone underground – I can’t remember the last time I posted something.  I’ve been afraid… Continue reading

Downton Abbey Twitter Round Up – Spoiler Alert!!

Originally posted on rage_on_ny:
If you are like most of us Downton maniacs, Sunday night was not a good night for you. But, the pain was eased a bit by reading…

Penne Pasta with Broccoli and Feta

Just thought I would share a quick recipe of our dinner tonight.  The ingredients are pretty simple: 1 bunch of broccoli Approx. 4 tablespoons + 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 lb package… Continue reading

The Real Island of Misfit Toys

Originally posted on rage_on_ny:
I think of Manhattan island as the real island of misfit toys. It’s a place where not being in the mainstream sort of is the mainstream. I…

A Walk in the Clouds

Don’t kill me or gag, but I totally love the 1995 movie A Walk in the Clouds.  I re-watched it tonight as a guilty pleasure.  Yes, you remember correctly that Keanu was nominated… Continue reading

Bedtime song post: Blinded by Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind is one of those quintessential 90’s alternative bands that I liked well enough back then, but seem to love now.  I recently re-discovered the song Blinded from their 2003 album,… Continue reading

Latest impulse buy, Sur La Table

Upper East Side, NY, NY $9.95 each

Chris Cornell at the Beacon Theater, NY, NY

We were lucky to get tickets to an awesome show at New York’s classic Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side last night to see one of the icons of the grunge music… Continue reading

A Separation

A Separation, written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, is a wonderful Persian film about a middle aged couple struggling to keep it together as they navigate some everyday life travails in modern day… Continue reading

Bareburger – Upper East Side

Bareburger is a relatively recent addition to our Yorkville neighborhood and a welcome one at that.  It is a micro-chain franchise which was started locally and specializes in organic burgers of traditional and… Continue reading

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