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.
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.
darlings yesterday contained almost Far too much drama for us but there was a splendid business meeting later on in the day and who-we-are-in-RL got decked up in the pearls and swept up her hair and looked Ever so nice – sadly she left no bloody chocolates or anything sweet in the house so we … Continue reading and now back to something soothing.
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)
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
we woke up at 2AM. hasn’t happened for a while. not since we stopped travel(l)ing for La Vie JetSet. perhaps there was something about not wanting to be as devil-may-care about the move (back to Los Angeles if you’ve just joined us, darlings). we are Tired of starting all over again – again – so … Continue reading deciding Not to start all over again.
darlings we took a little trip to tribeca and picked carefully over the soaking wet pavements/sidewalks as the snow melted and looked up to the not-so-tall buildings (few skyscrapers here) to admire signs-from-the-industrial-past. may we share a few of our B&W photographs with you? too kind. pause to look into camera and smile (sweetly). *yes, … Continue reading snow melting in tribeca
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
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
in 1972, Anita Loos and Helen Hayes (then both in somewhat Advanced ages of life but having had a Most glorious set of Lives between them – Broadway, Hollywood and the odd “cure” in a Swiss Clinic to boot – we cast no aspersions, anita was doing Research for Hollywood) wrote a book called: Twice … Continue reading twice over lightly.