What a trip …

My cankles are throbbing. My glands are slightly swollen, and that weird little cough I get when I’m exhausted and have been drinking too much coffee and wine is back. I might have taken 4 naps today. But to my advantage, I did also do some leg lifts and swam about 4 laps in my…

Indeed EATALY & all its gloriousness My Precious Union Square Wheatgrass Juice Street Food

Stuff You Should Eat in NYC

Unfortunately there are quite a few eateries that weren’t able to dodge Sandy’s bullet … But those that were fortunate welcome you … Enjoy … Tea and spices at Chelsea Market … Flaming Meat plus the best Martini and Cappuccino in the world at Pao! … The Holiest of Holy Chocolate Chip Cookies at City Bakery ……

Francis Derby Leaves King

Oh sweet Francis, you were made for bigger and better (ad)ventures. See you soon shining as ya oughta!!! Come to Seattle!!!! xo Francis Derby Leaves King

NYC – A Sensible Feast

Despite the constant rain, Seattle can be a magical city. We have the Cascades and the Olympics, Mount Rainier, the Puget Sound, Lake Union, Lake Washington, and all the coffee and pho one can imagine. I’m not from here. A whim brought me to the Pacific Northwest back in its heyday of 1991. My roots…