Hanging Out With The Duchess
A PLACE WHERE I EXPRESS MY THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS ON MUSIC, LIFE, EVENTS, TRAVEL, LOTR, HP, TV, NEWS, PEACE MOVEMENT, POLITICS AND EVEN MOVIES
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014
PERSONAL NEWS #237
Oct 2nd, I attended the entertaining monthly TGTSNBN meetup on the upper Westside.
Oct 3rd, I attended my private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva
Oct 5th, I joined my friend Carole in visiting the NY Botanical Gardens in the Bronx during a sunny, lovely afternoon. Perfect autumn weather, though just a tad chilly.
Oct 8th, I joined friends [ie: Dennis, Kathy, Frodan, Mary and Carole] for dinner at Twins Pub on 9th Avenue.
Oct 10th, I attended my private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva
On Oct 11th, after a much needed acupuncturist appt with Dr Tan, I purchased my Amtrak tix at Penn Station, and then tea time break with Debbie at the Cocoa Bar in Park Slope.
Oct 12th, I had to go into office and do mini-tax season work for five hours.
Oct 14th, I participated, via conf call, in the monthly BFP Fund/PF committee meeting.
Oct 14th to the 27th … I spent my vacation in upstate NY taking care of the parents. During that time I had a hair salon and massage therapy appts, plus I photog leaf peeping.
Oct 17th to the 19th, Mom was in the hospital in VT having surgery on her lower back. Surgery was a success J
Oct 28th, I attended the monthly BFP A&C committee meeting.
Oct 29th, I volunteered to do computer work in the evening at the WCW office.
Oct 31st, I attended my private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Friday, October 10, 2014
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
PERSONAL NEWS #236
Sept 1st, I had a private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
Sept 4th, I attended the monthly NYC HP meetup on the upper Westside. Meetup was fun and a good turnout of members.
Sept 5th, I attended an excellent forum in Park Slope called “Which Way Forward – Climate Chaos or Climate Justice?”
Sept 6th, I met up with Debbie in Park Slope [ie: Cocoa Bar lounge] to give her Mom’s horsey pin for repair work. Afterwards, I headed into Manhattan to meet with Wendy. I gave her the 9 yards of tartan fabric that she’ll create into a Hufflepuff vest, sash and skirt for my HP cosplays.
Sept 7th, I had a much needed acupuncture treatment at Dr Tan’s office.
Sept 8th, I had a private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
Sept 9th, I attended the monthly BFP Fund/PF committee meeting at Ken’s apt.
Sept 10th, I had a much needed chiropractor treatment appt.
Sept 12th, I had a private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
Sept 13th, after Dana cleaned my apt in the morning, I took care of errands, worked at the office for abit, and then visited Wendy for costume fitting.
Sept 14th, I joined friends of mine at a NY METS baseball game out at CitiFields for “Stitch n Pitch”. We had a fun time, but sadly the NY Mets lost the game to the Washington Nationals 3-0.
Sept 16th, I attended an interesting and productive monthly BFP A&C committee meeting at Charlotte’s place.
Sept 18th, I volunteered, via my office, to work at an outside event from 7am to 5pm.
Sept 19th, after a much needed chiropractor appt, I had private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
Sept 20th, I joined other TGTSNBN members for a HP cosplay in Old Lyme, CT at the delightful Gillette Castle estate. Great time and lots of fun.
Sept 21st, I joined other members of BFP to attend the immensely huge and awesome Peoples Climate March in Manhattan.
Sept 22nd, I worked an all-day EY / client event offsite from 7am to 6:30pm. Company paid for car service to and from the event. That evening was the premiere on TV of season two for “Sleepy Hollow” J
Sept 25th, I joined Debbie S, Mackenzie and Debbie B for dinner at Sammy’s Noodle Shop and Grill to chat about Doctor Who, Lost and Harry Potter.
Sept 26th, I had a private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
Sept 27th, I had a much needed acupuncture therapy session with Dr Tan
Sept 28th, I joined other friends in heading up to Valley Cottage for the annual Tolkien theme picnic at Timdalf’s place. We had lovely weather, fun conversations and good food.