|Back to Eataly, NYC's wonderful new Italian|
food emporium. The place is huge and the
floors are concrete. Still, you can buy a glass of wine
"to go," and they pour it into a real wine glass—not a
plastic cup. I wonder how many people walk out
with one of these glasses. (And, no, I didn't.)
[See more Mellow Yellow here.]
Monday, February 28, 2011
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Friday, February 25, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
|Meet newborn Lukas (born 1/12/11—a day late?), and his father, Tobias. |
Tobi is married to one of my daughter Lila's best friends (Lila took this picture).
We were all thrilled when Luke arrived—finally, a bit tardy and by C-section—
but (little) mom Amanda and (big, 9 lbs. plus) son are both thriving.
[See more ABC Wednesday posts here.]
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
|And apparently you can do this until 3 a.m. Actually, I |
believe this "game" no longer operates—which is a
good thing, because it's just wrong on so many levels.
[This is part of That's My World. See more of the world here.]
Monday, February 21, 2011
Sunday, February 20, 2011
|Found these ancient weapons in Venice's Correr Museum|
(where you're not allowed to take photos—ha!). Hard
to tell here, but they're probably 10 or 12
feet long—deadly but still, somehow, beautiful.
[See more shadow shots here.]
Saturday, February 19, 2011
|Here is Benvenuto Cellini's 16th-century|
statue of Perseus With the Head of Medusa,
which stands in the Loggia dei Lanzi, in
Florence's Piazza della Signoria. Amazing
how Cellini managed to depict gushing
[See more silhouettes here, at tnchick's meme.]
Friday, February 18, 2011
|It's been months since I've been able to walk across the |
Brooklyn Bridge. Finally, higher temps make it possible some
days—though gloves, scarf, and ugly hat are sometimes required.
(Worth it even if I only catch the tail end of a beautiful sunset.)
[Check out more Skywatch here.]
Thursday, February 17, 2011
|These trees are also in Prospect Park (see yesterday's post)|
—the local dog owners and their pups had a blast here the
morning after our last (and I hope it was) big snowstorm.
(Click to enlarge to get the full effect.)
[You can see more trees here at the Thursday Photo Challenge.]
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
|Not a lot of yellow here but just enough to qualify, I hope. I'd love to tell you who |
made these hearts (and would love to have one too)—but I took this through the
window of a gallery in Venice late at night, and never got back there to find out.
Been saving it until time to wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day!
[You can see lots more Mellow Yellow here.]
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Saturday, February 12, 2011
|These kids are SO lucky—and (for the most part) they seem to |
appreciate the fact that they are here at the Musée d'Orsay with
an enthusiastic teacher, learning all about a fabulous Impressionist painting.
Wish I'd had this kind of education (and made sure my daughters did).
[See more takes on the theme "education" here, at tnchick's meme.]
Friday, February 11, 2011
Thursday, February 10, 2011
I was allowed to get about two inches from the painting
with my camera—and a guard was sitting right next to it!
Click to enlarge to really appreciate the texture in this work
(Oeillets et Clematites Dans un Vase de Cristal, by Edouard Manet, 1882).
[You can see more textures here, at Dale's meme.]
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
|Seems only right, since C was for "cat." This is|
Lola, who came to the New Year's Eve bash in
her new taffeta dress. She knew she was the cutest
girl there too—although her mom here (whom I've
featured before) was wearing a pair of peep-toe
Louboutins with 4-inch heels. They were both stylin'!
|Looks like we're already up to E,|
for envy. But no. My "dogs" were
perfectly happy (and comfy) in
my cheap black flats—honest!
[See more ABC D's here.]
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
|In case these boys were wondering what they're supposed to be |
doing here . . . On the other hand, they are from NYC's hardworking
Chinese community and probably do need to be reminded. We're
celebrating the Year of the Rabbit here too. Gung Hay Fat Choy!
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Monday, February 7, 2011
|Found these pretty primavere (primroses) at the flower market|
on the Ile de la Cité, in Paris—at just about this cold and snowy
time of year, but in 2005. Funny that they're named for
spring and yet bloom so beautifully in the dead of winter.
I'm grateful and I'll bet the Parisians are too!
[For more Mellow Yellow, go here.]
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
|Took this a couple of years ago as I was walking through |
the campus of FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology).
These students are serious about it—I mean, just
check out that chapeau. I lived a couple of blocks from this
school when my kids were little, and found Lila's first
babysitters here (maybe this explains her fashion sense).
[For more "fashion," go to tnchick's meme.]
Friday, February 4, 2011
|Was visiting my mom out on Long Island recently, walked|
into the kitchen, and saw . . . this! Grabbed my camera and
ran outside where it was well below freezing. Maybe the
temp contributed to this rather spectacular sunset . . .
(Sure would have loved a totally unobstructed view of it!)
[You can see more Skywatch here.]
Thursday, February 3, 2011
|Oh, okay—I'll add those|
berries (but only because
they're so pretty in the snow).
[See more "red" things here.]
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
|More snow! Actually, this is from last week's storm—I woke up |
in the middle of the night and stuck my head out the window to
take this shot (with flash, for a change). These snowstorms are
starting to blend together and it seems we haven't seen the last of it.
Sure is pretty though. (BTW, this is my 1,000th post!)
[To see more of the world, go to That's My World Tuesday.]