December 23, 2011

On 53rd Street

The old public library building has finally been torn down.

When the sun comes out, new light hits the museum tower across the street!

I like observing this, for some reason.

December 21, 2011

Smooth Red Ironspot sample card

Found on the street.



Florist shop!

With these guys in the window:

They have their own little nests!

At the door:

A sibling is on watch.

December 16, 2011


No one needs these things any more.

Making gift parcels!

Best activity ever.

First, wrap each individual item separately (using some of your seven zillion hoarded scraps of used wrapping paper). Stick them in a box, and stuff the empty spots with something (perhaps that's why you've been saving this!!).

For the outside:

Bright colors, and lots of tape.

Decorate with animal pictures you found in a box on the street last night, ideally.

Unfortunately, to finish the job right you have to go to post office—ie, HELL ON EARTH!

December 15, 2011

It ain't perfect

But it is a handknit scarf, by me.

For Greg's mother! My second knitted item ever.

December 13, 2011

This morning

While I was unlocking my bike, I saw this guy looking at me!

Glass o' wine!

It's miniiiiiiii!

December 12, 2011


I would have gone with Burragels.

Bucket foam tree

We know you want to steal it.

Hence we have secured it with twine.

December 11, 2011

This guy


Strange and beautiful

Are the bus seats of Montreal.


He's found a new perch.

Eating from the cupboard

It will eventually come down to the can of herring fillets in mustard.

Check it out!

I repotted this cactus today.

My mom made me this perfect pot featuring my own drawing of a cat—taken from the envelope of a package I had sent her (decorated with cat pictures, natch).


We were using it to hold our garlic but I thought it was time to put a cactus in it.


FOLD FOLD FOLD FOLD snip snip snip snip snip snip snip snip snip snip snip snip UNFOLD UNFOLD.

Now tape it to the lamp shade!


Greg and Rebecca shopping day!

Non-secret purchases:

Two tiny chai glasses!


The best pipecleaners on the planet:

For cleaning my pipe (or something).

And, finally:

Bahn miiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!

We scarfed them down so fast.

December 9, 2011


Greg won a prize at the ol' Whitney Museum staff party raffle.

We get to choose from among an array of items, including:

Our blender just broke, but that's boring. It's time to get us some MEAT!!!

December 6, 2011

New ring!

It's a ruby.

December 4, 2011


There are still professional signpainters!