From the category archives:


Celebrity Photographer

June 29, 2011

I’m turning into some kind of a paparazzi (paparazzo? pepperoni?). First, last week I ran into Picasso on the subway, and then today I saw Jenna Bush at Starbucks. The way things are going, I’ll be coming to fisticuffs with Sean Penn by the weekend. But back to today. So, I’m at Starbucks at Rockefeller […]

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I’m Right, You’re Wrong: The Better Subway Ride

June 27, 2011

It finally happened. After nearly fourteen years of marital bliss, Husbandrinka and I ran out of things to fight about. I realized this last week when he and I scraped the bottom of the fighting barrel and argued over who had the more exciting day in terms of the subway ride. So I’m going to […]

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About Last Night

December 18, 2010

Last night was a first for me. The kids were fed (THAT’S NOT THE FIRST!), Husbandrinka was on his way home and suddenly, very suddenly, I wanted to go see Blind Date again. You may recall that Papa and I saw it a few weeks ago, but what I didn’t tell you is that six […]

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Blind Date

December 6, 2010

Last Thursday, my Papa (Awesome Dude in the comments, for those of you who are new here from the pedophilia episode) revived our short but glorious career as theater critics and attended Blind Date, a show that is visiting New York City from Toronto. We were given two free tickets to see the show, despite […]

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I Live in NYC, I Don’t Blog About It

December 1, 2010

Last year this blog received a bit of criticism. Months of subsequent therapy erased much of what was said about it, but the one thing that I will never forget is that despite having NYC in the title, I wrote about banal and suburban things like shopping in The Gap.  The Gap!  Which could be […]

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November 24, 2010

Be thankful that you don’t have to drink this. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Check Mate

November 8, 2010

This weekend Young Ladrinka and I went for a walk and stopped by Washington Square Park. If you’re not a New Yorker, it’s a small park at the bottom of Fifth Avenue, with a magnificent arch, a fountain pit and two sets of playgrounds, for the babies and for the bigger kids, a dog run […]

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Guess Who?

November 3, 2010

My kids (and stepson!) have chores, which they alternate. And because I’m the type of parent who thinks that people who are about to be executed should bring their own bullet, I make the kids do the chore chart themselves every week. I think the technical term for that is lazy. Here is a chore […]

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