Monthly Archives: October 2012

The basic quiche.

I recently learned that my beloved Mouffetarte in Paris closed down, which might account for the insane number of quiches I have made lately, you know, trying to keep the universe quiche quota in equilibrium. Or it might just be … Continue reading

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Autumn and Eden.

“Being deathless, Eden could never have an autumn. Somehow, a great beauty of the world was missing from Eden, and will, maybe, hopefully, someday be missing again. Autumn will only be our memory of it, as for eternity we remember the brief flicker … Continue reading

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12 Hours in Manhattan

 Twelve hours in Manhattan: Bryant Park, Flatiron Building, New York Public Library, Crumbs (thanks Suzy and Sharon for the recommendation! My only complaint is that they print the number of calories below each cupcake type. I realize this is a … Continue reading

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New York state of mind

Tomorrow I am going to New York. FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER. One time when I was little, my parents promised that we would go en route to somewhere up east and that I could go to FAO Swartz if … Continue reading

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A Wedding Story: It all ends in a party.

Unsolicited Wedding Advice #LAST: Remember that serious ceremony stuff? Well now it is time for a PARTY. Throw the type of party you would want to attend. Be inspired… but be realistic. After grand visions of barns draped in silk … Continue reading

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James hates Instagram.

Today is our three-month anniversary. I’m sure that some day we will struggle to remember our year anniversary, but for now every month marks a milestone that necessitates champagne and steak for dinner. I have learned a lot about James … Continue reading

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A Wedding Story: The part that actually matters the most

After a week of fall and Proust, we are back to wedding photos, but I promise – only for a couple more times. Isn’t it funny that we spend months – and thousands and thousands of dollars – on the … Continue reading

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Anguish, suffering, deception, separation: This is Proust.

I am supposed to be studying for my Proust midterm that starts in 45 minutes, but I was instead wasting time on Pinterest (totally legitimate precursor to studying). I came across this and I love it: However, I am skeptical … Continue reading

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We interrupt the onslaught of wedding photos….

… to announce that FALL HAS ARRIVED. And because you were probably needing a break from wedding stories and photos. I promise people, they are almost over. Don’t you just breathe a collective sigh of relief every year on October … Continue reading

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A Wedding Story: A great cloud of witnesses

Apparently, the original intent in having a bunch of your friends dressed alike standing up with you at the wedding was actually to confuse the evil spirits that might seek to harm the bride and groom. Now, I think it … Continue reading

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