Category: Living

A Nip of New York History

Last month, when we visited the massive Rose Bowl Flea Market in Los Angeles, we had no idea that we would bring home a little piece of New York. Among our finds at the flea—a perfectly broken-in pair of vintage Sperry Top-Siders, a silver track-and-field trophy […]

A Kitchen Garden Update

Last month, I wrote about starting a kitchen garden in a wine crate. Now, a month later, my humble beginner garden has expanded dramatically. Thanks to Ryan and our generous downstairs neighbors, I added a bunch of nice pots to my collection and, of course, […]

A Home for Harmony

This week, we became the proud foster parents to Harmony, a sweet 8-year-old kitty whose elderly “mom”, Bernadette, sadly passed away last week. Harmony would have been taken to a shelter, where she likely would have been euthanized, were it not for the quick action of […]

Ryan’s “New” Raleigh

Last week, I finally replaced my black 1963 Raleigh Sports with a new bike. After keeping my eyes on Craigslist for a couple of weeks, I came across an ad for this blue 1972 Raleigh LTD-3 that was in excellent condition. I have always admired the […]

Our Kitchen Garden

This weekend, after much talk, Ryan and I finally planted our very own mini-kitchen garden. The idea of growing a few vegetables (or at the very least, herbs) on our fire escape has been in the back of my mind for some time now, but the […]