Showing posts with label it's hip to be square. Show all posts
Showing posts with label it's hip to be square. Show all posts

Thursday, May 2, 2013

it's hip to be square

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#1. 10 monitors for 3 people. weird.
#2. breakfast burrito for you, strawberry banana smoothie for me
#3. a peak outside my kitchen window.  not too shabby
#4. boston marathon bombing memorial before Boylston opened again
#5. last day with my mom, drinking good beer at the iron monkey
#6. so... i discovered brow color. where have i BEEN!?
#7. new 'hood.  with a big steep hill.  next fall my calves won't even be able to fit into fat-calf boots.
#8. i want that hideaway. if only i had a few million dollars.
#9. mom got artsy-fartsy at the bar
#10. lenny and his soufflé experiment.  not a spec left of mine. you would have licked your dish too
#11. asparagus soup from a beautiful mess.  this will be a staple in my away-from-mr-p-diet.
#12. Tehehe. rice and nori pandas at the sushi counter at whole foods.
#13. I've seen Christmas lights in trees, and i see cherry blossoms.  but lights IN the blossoms!? (sigh)

cheers to the weekend!  
today is my friday, heading to see a beautiful friend marry her one and only this weekend in sunny California!  first stop, though, is the happiest place on earth :)

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Friday, April 12, 2013

it's hip to be square

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- finally a date night.  Hamilton Inn
- a little birthday surprise message for mr p
- only way to tolerate my hair after working 12+ hours
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- I rag on Boston a lot, but I "guess" it does have it's cool spots.
- former whaling capital of the world, (hopefully) future offshore energy hub.
- reasons I come home every weekend... mr p is SO good to me.
- see note above... mama noodles with an egg cracked in the broth
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- soon-to-be new 'hood' in boston.
- homemade cheesecake with lemon curd and hazelnut crust. best. cheesecake. ever.
- someone made a new friend... may or may not have thought about sneaking the lil furball home with me.
- this tree is probably blooming beautiful blooms right now. I wouldn't know, it's in my backyard. at home.
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- when the swiss miss goes IN the hot coffee, it's one of "those" days.
- trying to pretend it' nice in boston. it's not. but it was nice in nyc when I left yesterday morning. good thing I didn't have to go outside to go to the hotel....
it's friday!!!  what are your plans for the weekend??

Friday, March 22, 2013

its hip to be square

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1. 200 dumplings for a 10-person dinner party at our 450 sf apartment.  my kind of night :)
2. greeted with malley's chocolate when i got to chicago
3. donut vault. 'nuf said.
4. brunch at the peasantry
5. view from the new office in boston
6. finally a home-cooked meal after whilewind weeks eating out in boston and a food-coma-inducing weekend in chicago
7. love when friends come over with homemade boozy desserts in hand
8. reminiscing awesome coffee shops on broadway in lakeview
9. first time guinness EVER (note: mr p is truly a guinness lover, i might now know why!)
10. if i'm gonna be missing kickboxing while working in boston, i might as well work out, the gym's nice, free, and IN the building, no escuses.
11. potential future work location.  i could be rubbing elbows with the kennedys.
12. gotta love a good outlet-store outfit :)
cheers, everyone... it's FRIDAY!