Posts Tagged ‘nyc’


30 Day Challenge: Make Things Pretty: Day 7

In Talking on August 8, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , , , ,

Every day for the next 30 days I’ll spend at least 30 minutes making something prettier (or admiring beauty and therefore making my mind pretty!).

Day 7 (yesterday) Organized pictures

Start Time – 11:30am

End Time– 2:00pm

I had a slew of pictures sitting on folders on my laptop as I’ve cleaned off cameras and cellphones, but I’ve never sorted them to pull out the good ones and put them in any context that will make sense when I look back on them years from now.

This includes more than 150 pictures from my trip to Hawaii in 2007.

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Is that a peacock or are you just….

In Read or Overheard on August 3, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , , ,

Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar

A peacock escaped the Central Park Zoo yesterday, spent the night on the window ledge of a 5th Ave apartment, and then flew back to the zoo this morning.

  1. I watched it on the local news this morning until it flew away. And then watched the beginning of the national morning shows and the crestfallen faces of the anchors who had clearly been looking forward to a day of “Peacock Reporting” and instead were going to have to talk about the debt crisis. Again.

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First Post Celebration!

In Talking on July 28, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , , , ,

I was finally inspired to start this blog because of the wonderful APW community – so I can’t think of a better first post than linking to this:

The Most Hilariously Effective Signs Supporting Gay Marriage

Not a protest sign, but my favorite sign so far (seen from the <heart!> Highline )