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
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
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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.