weekend recappage

its so nice 
to have 3 day weekends

 i know
 it will be hard 
to  
go back
to
 two day weekends

 there's 
a little over a month left 
to
 enjoy
 sleeping in on fridays 
waking on saturday 
thinking its sunday
 then 
remembering
 there's a whole extra day
 to
 be lazy or do something fun

 it confuses toonman as well
 this saturday
 he told me
 he didnt think
 he needed to do the laundry 
(his sunday chore)
i said ok
 but
 its only saturday

 he admitted my extra day weekend confuses him too 

this was a busy weekend

 friday was a nice day
  i decided to get errands done
 then stay close to home 
the first thing on my agenda 
 replacing the small plants in my window box
 all of which were dead

 in june 
i bought some fancy begonias 
apparently
 too fancy 
for the heat we had


now
 i have some plain old begonias
 3 large plants vs 6 small ones 
makes me happy
 to see the pretty pink flowers


 for dinner
we ordered in from brgr 
the new place on broadway between 79-80th
 its a chain with two other restaurants
 you can order online from their website
they deliver
you can build your own beef, turkey or veggie burger
 or
 order one they design
 it took 15 minutes from order to delivery 
the burgers were good
 as were the fries and onion straws

 dessert? 
we pigged out on levain's huge oatmeal raisin cookies
 saving the talenti gelato for saturday nite 

 saturday 
was filled 
from beginning to end
 massage facial hair beautification
then
  an instagram photo walk
 from
 west 10th at west street 


across
 to washington square park 


up
 to union square


 over 
to madison square park 
to the shake shack 
for free frozen custard
 after that
 there was talk about going to a rooftop bar 
i decided
 it was time to head home

 we watched
  killing them softly 
a very talky movie 
with only brad pitt
 to make it interesting 
in my opinion 

we are really enjoying directv 

we had the talenti gelato
it was really good
 not sure
 its better than the fiasco gelato
 i bought last weekend
  but
 it was good
 did you know
 july
 is 
national ice cream month?
 i think gelato sort of qualifies 

sunday
a visit to polished
a walk with toonman
 an old movie
his girl friday 

and you?

fifi




I dont know
 if
 her name
 is
 fifi

 but
 since
 she's a poodle
 i couldn't resist


 clearly
 she's calling out to her people
 come on already 

art in times square




 this installation
 is
 from
 cuban artist
 arlés del rio 
entitled
 nearness



 it appeals to tourists and natives alike

tuesday it rained

tuesday 
it 
poured


people 
who hadn't
 heeded
 the darkening skies
 ran
through 
heavy downpours

when we move 
downtown
my office
 will be 
so high 
up
people will look like toys

no moon, lots of water towers


the night
 of
 the super moon
 we waited
 til after 10
 went up to the roof

all we could see 
were
 clouds 
lots of clouds 

we stood around for a few minutes 
i am not sure why
 it wasn't as if the clouds would disappear
 they didnt 

but 
i noticed 
5 water towers 
i had never noticed before
amazing
no?

sunday in the city






sunday afternoon
met
 my friend missy and a few other instagram people 
for 
a walk down 
through
 battery park 

we walked
 we talked
 we took photos
then
 it began to rain

 missy and i 
opted
 to
 leave the park
 in search of 
starbucks
 then 
a cab home

 walked almost 4 miles
 took some fun photos
 it was
 despite 
the vertigo
 a nice weekend

how was yours?