weekend recappage

came home thursday evening
 looking forward
a relaxing but not slothful weekend 

 i met a friend
 we went to riverside park

 i wanted to walk down 
the wine bottle sculpture

 i had heard about
 an area 
called clinton 
along the hudson river portion 
the park 
that edges the river
 of the same name 
 the westside of manhattan

we had to have lunch 

we opted
 pier 1 cafe

 jam packed
 new yorkers visiting the park
 on weekends
 it was practically deserted
12ish on friday

i had a burger 
my friend opted for chicken fingers

 in no rush
 we sat 
we ate 
we chatted 
we walked
the skies were threatening 
but never let loose

 we stopped at all the art
 i have shown you in past posts 

along the way
 she got
 a shot

i was focusing on some dying but interesting flowers

 i had wanted to join a walk
 the george washington bridge 
 a visit
 to the little red lighthouse

my heavy lens was necessary 
my backs been a bit wonky
i decided a long walk schlepping a heavy lens was not in the cards

toonman and i 
 a short walk uptown in the park
we missed an event
not sure 
what it was about
 the clean up was interesting

the skies
 pretty amazing
our way back

was spent beautifying

one evening i forget which we watched divergence 
it was a decent book but the movie was meh

not as active a weekend as i had hoped
what did you do?


  1. I like that picture of you. And oh - those skies. Wow!

  2. You have so many wonderful walks, I wish I could tag along without flying all the way across the country.

  3. "relaxing but not slothful" Like.
    I actually baked a freakin cake! It's been at least 20 years. I haven't tasted it yet but it looks pretty! Yay!

    I love the photo of you and the one of the skies :)

  4. Some very dramatic skies! The sculpture of the bottle looks rather big, to say the least.

  5. ya know, i can probably count on one hand the times in my life that i have craved a hamburger but your photo just upped that count by one!

  6. I started to watch Divergent last weekend when I was out of town, but fell asleep! Ooops. Great sky shot! and cool wine bottle. We were on the go all weekend long, so I suspect I'll be pretty lazy this week.

  7. Daryl, those skies are gorgeous. Love those big white clouds!

    The weekend? More of the same...sorting, cleaning, downsizing. Excavation began today.


  8. A perfect weekend to enjoy vicariously. Thank you. Yes, amazing sky with tiny boast on the glistening water.

    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  9. Oh, I love the cloudy skies and views. Sounds as if you had a great weekend!

    My daughter was singing in a gospel concert so most of Sunday was spent on that...

  10. Amazing skies! R took a photo of our skies here in OXON and the photo looks very similar...except in our case it did rain. Good for the garden though. That bottle is pretty strange, but a cool concept. :D

  11. Always something fun going on in NYC! The mr and I are really overdue for a daytrip there....

    This weekend we returned from a week in Maine so you know what that meant...lots of laundry, food shopping, and cleaning out Sylvie.

  12. used to enjoy walking past and seeing the little red lighthouse under the G W ridge whenever I walked with my daughter to her workplace near the bridge, from 157th street. Think that was where they were living at the time..