weekend recappage

get ready for lots of photos
are signed 

i was too lazy

i could not wait for the week to end
it was busy at the office
this coming week will make up for last week's insanity


our friend Carl 
told me 
about a 'mural' on the wall of one of the buildings
 that backs 'our' backyard 
so i went up to the roof to see what i could see


 there's this fabulous joy brown sculpture 
hanging on the wall of our rooftop

looking down

 we can peek into the backyards of our neighbors who actually have usable backyards

if we lean over the wall and look down there's the 'mural'

here's a better look

later in the day
 i finally met two IG photographers i have known for the last two years
we met at a little coffee shop on ninth avenue 
had something to eat 
then walked uptown on the highline

 i hadn't seen the two new sections 
if you havent 
you should

 what a great walk 
what great views

 the day was perfect 
 once again
meeting these two woman for the first time
 felt as if we'd been meeting spending time together forever 

there's something about social media 
that brings people together 
in a way that echos 'real life' friendships
 in all my years
 being involved with Facebook 
i have not ever met anyone i didnt like 
oh wait
 there was that horrific liar 
who ruined my patchwork quilt 
1 out of who knows how many
 is good odds

there was a wedding on the highline
the bride and her attendants wore turquoise kicks 
the groom and his groomsmen wore green 

we stopped for ice cream sandwiches from melt
red velvet cookie with cream cheese ice cream 
peanut butter cookie with banana ice cream
chocolate chip cookie with vanilla ice cream

one of the benches is actually a see-saw
christine and amy demonstrate 

the highline now wraps around the hudson yards

hudson yards?
thats where the commuter trains to metro north are parked

we took jack to the vet for his yearly check up

he thought
 if he pretended to be a ostrich
 the vet wouldn't see him

 con edison finished digging


i beautified 
do you love the matte finish manicure?
its zoya's charisma
polished beauty bar
of course
spent the rest of the day 
going through my photos
blogging the weekend 

what did you do?


  1. Oh you had fun! Fabulous. Love that you get to meet various bloggy/IG/social people. I haven't met many, but also love it to the max. Now I want to know about the mad one who ruined your quilt! What the hell? Did she buy you a new one? That highline looks fantastic, and so do your nails! Oh, meant to tell you, I really loved the white polish you had before too, but this mat fuchsia is beautiful too. Poor Jack. I can see how very nervous he was, look at all that hair shed on Toonman. Hope you gave him super extra cuddles after.

  2. It looks like you had fun! Love the manicure. We went to son's back to school party, and went and got spider bit while geocaching, and, generally hung out inside during the 100+ heat.

  3. Our dog is due for her annual exam and I have to take both dogs because neither has ever stayed home alone. Such fun to take two boisterous "kids" to the doctor and try to keep them from meeting and greeting with everyone in the waiting area.
    Your nails are beautiful. I have a new color on my toes that's called Big Spender by Essie. I'm loving it. Hope you have a good week and enjoy some nice weather.

  4. I wish I could keep my nails nice, but with all the typing and writing and needlework/lace I do, my nails are always in bad shape. I like that matte finish. Very cool murals. And I really need to take another walk along the Highline -- it's been at least 3 years.

  5. Poor Jack!

    I got some climbing in, and went to the Governor General's residence here for the first time.

  6. Wonderful shots - I like that red happy face.


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