A. we're going to turkey and greece in a few weeks, and in preparation for our trip, we purchased a backpack/carrier off of craigslist for toting fox (yes, he's coming with us... the eight hour flight could be extremely ugly). matt and i were flabbergasted when we went to the sellers' apartment, just blocks away, and discovered that the sellers were originally from istanbul. i'll be jiggered. only in new york.
B. my upstairs neighbor has a new girlfriend. she's very... vocal.
i'm certain i just offended somebody with that comment.
C. on st. patrick's day, fox and i took a ride on the subway (a daily occurrence). as soon as we rolled onto the train car, a black woman sitting across from us shouted in disbelief, "it's st. patrick's day, and he can't take his eyes off ME!" she repeated this several times, and it was nearly loud enough for the passengers in the next car to hear. i assumed, since she was looking right at fox, that she was talking about my son staring at her. i didn't get it though. yes, lady, if you shout bizarre things on a subway car, my baby will most likely gawk at you. but why is it so unbelievable that he's looking at you? and what does st. patrick's day have to do with it? oh wait, is it because you're black instead of leprechaun?
pretty sure that was potentially offensive, too.
D. my evolving list of BEST CUPCAKE JOINTS EVER, AMEN:
5. buttercup; new york, ny
4. eleni's; new york, ny
3. tribeca treats; new york, ny
2. two little red hens; new york, ny
1. sprinkles; dallas, tx (lemon coconut cupcake: you are still the champion of my heart)
yep, i've been doing my fair share of eating. it's a good thing i walk everywhere and haul my heavyweight son in his stroller up and down 93 stairs a day. cupcakes not yet sampled: magnolia bakery, crumbs bakery... what else should be on this list, blogging world?
E. fox, the budding democrat, with his new favorite pal, finger puppet barack. these kind of shenanigans may get us booted out of the will(s):
thanks for the pic, kathryn.