Archive for April 2013
I don’t . . . but maybe I should start. Not only is it ALWAY filming on our street but the creator, star and writer (Lena Dunham) may be my new down-the-street neighbor.
According to this article she looked at the amazing penthouse at the Gretsch building on Sunday (its been on the market for months . . . I’ve been waiting and hoping for someone cool to move in there).
Love this portion of the article . . . we live in the “SoHo of Williamsburg”.
Now the former manufacturing area west of the venerable Peter Luger steakhouse has “more a SoHo vibe compared to North Williamsburg, which feels like the East Village,” he said.
We shall see!
Do you think she would approve of our patio garden that we spruced up this weekend?
This year we added some bisset bamboo and pink rhododendrons (Mike actually picked that color! They have a TON of buds . . . can’t wait until they start blooming). I also planted two little herb boxes . . . a full box of basil (I must be your daughter) and some mint (so you can have mojitos in Brookyn too) and rosemary (for Mike’s aaaamazing turkey burgers). It was tough not having you there to guide me, but I think you’ll like what you see when you come up in July!
In honor of Earth Day, I replanted my earth box. (Please don’t tell the Earth Box police that I did it incorrectly.) Hi my name is Beverly, and I am addicted to basil. There are three varieties in the box, regular, purple and spicy globe basil. The other plants are chives, tarragon and parsley.
This herb is for L.C. Did you guess that it is catnip?
I can’t post a Flowers on Friday without an actual flower. My Amaryllis are still gorgeous, and still blooming.
The pictures you posted at Kim’s are adorable! Talk about gorgeous blue eyes, the baby looks like she is such a happy person.
I had to run to the bathroom while reading the rooster story. Neil, however, was totally annoyed at me for laughing so hard. He seemed to be even more annoyed after reading the story and not understanding why it was so funny. (He is looking for a 10 foot metal rooster for my next birthday.)
You saw this quilt by Claudia on my quilt frame. Here it is finished:
Sometimes the quilting shows up better on the back. I love swirls.
Claudia is making a quilt for each of her great-grandchildren. She is getting quite a head start, considering that her oldest GRANDCHILD is 10 years old. This is one , I had fun quilting it.
A close up:
And the back.
Yes, he likes to fish.The quilting was hard to see…I tried to quilt pond water. Speaking of Dear Jane, I have the last 3/169 blocks to finish. Of course they are not simple, each one has a gazillion applique pieces.
Have you seen this post on 30 abandoned places that truly look beautiful? So cool . . . here are a few.
Encinitas must have known that it was my last weekend visiting Kim, Matt and Lucy in its beautiful little town . . . it was absolutely beautiful the entire time (and supposedly it hasn’t been, for weeks!). It was so great to see the crew and also to feel some sunshine on my skin. We went to our favorite restaurants (Lotus Cafe and Claire’s) and some new ones (Fish 101 and Lean and Green Cafe) . . . and got pedicures and spent some time with Erica (Katya’s best friend who I’ve come to absolutely adore) and her adorable dog Bailey . . . but mostly I got to spend a lot of quality time with my bestest friend and her adorable little girl . . . which was much-needed . . . and I loved every moment.
Here are a few more pictures of my trip (wish I got one of Kim and I! BUMMER!)
Now for the belly laughs (even though I did laugh and smile a lot during my trip to Cali). I read this blog post this morning and cried I laughed so hard. Read it if you have a chance.