Holiday Window Displays in New York
A trip to Manhattan to admire the holiday window displays and Christmas trees doesn’t go quite as planned–though that may not necessarily be a bad thing!
A Week of Visitors
A couple weeks ago, we got a message from our friends back in Erie. They were planning a five-day visit to New York and wanted to spend some time with us if we were free. Their visit coincided almost perfectly with my parents’ visit, so we were able to offer them our spare bedroom for…
Upcycling (really) Old Books
The other day, I found myself on Etsy, scrolling through an endless page of the most darling and unique hand-crafted gifts (which pretty much defines my every visit to Etsy). I stumbled across something that piqued my interest (more so than everything else, that is). It was a word cloud of the Hippocratic Oath…
At Night the Bag Ladies Take the Bottles
We’ve passed the one-week mark and, honestly, I’m almost ready to post pictures of the inside of our apartment. Almost. On Sunday afternoon and evening, John and his girlfriend, Sarah, were our tour guides. We took the subway—an entirely new experience for Ivan and me, who’ve only travelled in the London and Brussels subways. Contrary…