Category Archives: weather

Around The Block: Hurricane Sandy

As of 11 am, we still have electricity and Internet capability here in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, so I thought I’d blog. I just came back from a walk around the block to see which business were open, and which were closed. … Continue reading

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First Hour of the Day: Finishing Zadie Smith & Waiting for a Sports Shop to Open So That I Can Buy A Helmet

Context: Bike, bike, bike. I got a bike yesterday from Joyce’s Richard. I rode it home over the Williamsburg bridge; it was exhilarating. Morning: In bed, finished Zadie Smith’s newest novel NW. Have you read NW? Please comment below with your thoughts, if yes! (Kate’s … Continue reading

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New Moon Kirtan Tomorrow!

In this house, we love our kirtan, call-and response chanting in Sanskrit. (See latest chalkboard art, here, and here for reference.) Sitting on the floor after dinner with a glass of wine is very likely to result in Joyce leading … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival With Some Chalkboard Art and Moon-Gazing

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you got to do some moon-gazing for the Mid-Autumn Festival last night.  It was a bit cloudy in New York, but I could still make out the moon. So the festival was last night, but … Continue reading

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Sipping Summer: Honeyed Ginger Lemonade

In New York City, we’re just about going through our second heat wave of the summer.  Humid, and over 90 degrees.  Outside.  Now stuff that into a top floor apartment in Brooklyn, and you start to get a feel of … Continue reading

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The perfect way to start summer…..

From the official site. Dearest blog readers, I hope you are all having a lovely first day of summer.  Here’s how my day kicked off: 6:00 AM: I wake, roll out of bed, and head out, knowing I get to … Continue reading

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Beautiful day off

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Lunchtime Yoga in the Shade

It’s been a hot couple of days here in New York, so it was great to find a shady spot to practice yoga during lunch.  Namaste y’all, and keep hydrated.

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Foggy day in NY

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Canção do Dia

No sé nada del portugués.  Sin embargo, me gustaría aprender por las voces de Daniela Mercury y Marisa Monte.  Hoy en Nueva York, el cielo es gris.  Con la canción “Sol do Sul” de Mercury llega un poco de sol. … Continue reading

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