Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ode On A Grecian Urn

Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness, Thou foster-child of silence and slow time, Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What leaf-fring’d legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals, or of … Continue reading

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Pie Party

Oh wow. Absolutely the best idea I’ve witnessed in quite a while. “Pie Party–Bring: savory, sweet, or wine.” Food coma. Fat nap. Best afternoon ever. Thanks much to the brilliant Christina for the pie that was finished only second to … Continue reading

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Black satin dress: Norman Norell (loaned by New York Vintage)

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Q. Store Design How would you explain the design ethos of Anthropologie? What do you look for when setting up a display? Every time I go into one of your stores, I want to move in! A. Wendy Wurtzburger writes: … Continue reading

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Watch this Documentary

I was fortunate enough to see Waste Land and meet the filmmaker last summer. Really powerful stuff. Definitely worth a watch. Update Feb 2011– Sophie’s up for an Oscar for this!!

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The Red Wheelbarrow

so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. William Carlos Williams

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You pay how much for your apartment?

An interesting article in the NY Times about rent twenty-somethings are paying in New York. Doesn’t it seem low to you?

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