poetic license over beirut coffee then fun and spangles with anita loos.

darlings oh we do love writing a weekly column. and sometimes it’s adorable to re-read and realize that one Can get Rather poetic over a cup of strongly aromatic Beirut coffee. *smiles* indulge us.  do. of course we haven’t actually eaten anything as sweet as the Outhmaliyyè since we went to rest awhile at Pi On … Continue reading poetic license over beirut coffee then fun and spangles with anita loos.

quiet nights and slow mornings of writing inspired deliciously by others.

darlings there’s something so completely delicious about turning-in-early and waking-up-rested. we had no idea how well we could feel. you see it took So Long to get here since you-know-what. but we regret nothing (well, there are a Few Things, but even those most probably Built Character – *coughs*) cultural note: just in case you … Continue reading quiet nights and slow mornings of writing inspired deliciously by others.

(breakfast) haiku and a week-with-a-windfall (fantasy roadtrip to Portofino in two delicious vintage cars)

darlings there’s a Haiku moment over at subliminal coffee today and we decided to join in (a rare occurrence, for us, but we Do Try from time to time to be more of a “team-player”). here’s ours (the theme is ORIGIN): marmalade begins oranges and sugar sweet ends on toast chez nous now – to … Continue reading (breakfast) haiku and a week-with-a-windfall (fantasy roadtrip to Portofino in two delicious vintage cars)

#twiceoverlightly on the baby pink princess phone with astrologer lynne palmer

darlings – – – do you recall that we are re-enacting the 1972 book “Twice Over Lightly” written by the glorious Anita Loos and the fabulous Helen Hayes before we say goodbye (as a Resident) to NYC? if you’ve just tuned in, we have already visited the Village, Joe Papp’s Public Theatre and St Paul’s Chapel to take … Continue reading #twiceoverlightly on the baby pink princess phone with astrologer lynne palmer

Twice over lightly part 2: Joseph Papp and the Public Theatre

Darlings Do you recall our fun project about re-enacting Twice Over Lightly, the 1972 book from Anita Loos and Helen Hayes, that we started before the storm hit? We have not forgotten it. To jog your memory banks, we set out our intent here and then went to re-visit the famous writer and her glam … Continue reading Twice over lightly part 2: Joseph Papp and the Public Theatre

not another manic monday: east coast portraits and twice over lightly part 1

darlings well. mondays (not in a skyscraper) are a Revelation. we toured the city, doing portraits and picking up emails and sending out notes and frowning (prettily) while Helping answer Important questions but also spent a Great deal of time in cafes, picking over the best marmalade* to have on one’s bagel. by the way, … Continue reading not another manic monday: east coast portraits and twice over lightly part 1