Hanging Out With The Duchess
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PERSONAL NEWS #244
May 1st, I had a private yoga class at my apt with Fabrice in the evening.
May 2nd, I visited Cas and her roommate Lauren on the upper Westside of Manhattan, as they were selling stuff from their inventory. Got some goodies! Then back down to Chinatown for a much needed acupuncture appt with Dr Tan at his new office on Mott Street. Then it was back uptown for Thom’s birthday dinner at a nice Asian restaurant. Jenna created a delicious chocolate/strawberry tart for us to nosh on for dessert.
May 3rd, I hooked up with my friend Sam at Strawberry Fields in Central Park for a “photog adventures” through the afternoon. Weather was lovely, sunny and warm. It seemed like everyone was out and about in the park. We ended up at Bocado Cafe on the upper Eastside [Lex Ave at 87th Street] for a late, tasty lunch and a break from walking. Then we did more strolling around before hopping a taxi to get Sam to Penn Station for his train.
May 6th, I volunteered at the WCW office and assisted with computer input.
May 7th, I attended an informative monthly BFP board members meeting.
May 8th, I had a private yoga class at the studio with Fabrice and the Shiva in the evening.
May 9th, I volunteered with other BFP board members in tabling out at Grand Army Plaza. Our message, flyers and petition was stating “No More to War”. Passersby were very receptive to our message and engaging in conversation. Afterwards, I headed over to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to take photos of its beauty and to gaze at the Lilacs in full bloom. I then strolled over to Park Slope for lunch at a Chinese restaurant. Hopped on the G train to the Clinton/Washington stop and got out to stroll along lovely Clinton Avenue.
May 11th, called in sick to work, as I had abit of stomach issues.
May 15th, I had lunch with my friend Anni, and in the evening attended my private yoga class with Fabrice and Shiva.
May 16th, after Dana cleaned my apt; I did many chores and errands throughout remainder of the day. Plus, I also got a much needed manicure and pedicure.
May 17th, I volunteered with BFP to assist with tabling at the annual Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair in Park Slope during a warm and humid afternoon. Had dinner at a nice Mexican place called HAAB on 6th Avenue before heading home.
May 18th, I had a private yoga class at the studio with Fabrice and the Shiva in the evening.
May 19th, I attended the productive and informative monthly BFP A&C committee meeting.
May 21st, I participated in the monthly “NYC Friends of Tolkien” meeting at the diner.
May 22nd to 26th, I spent the holiday weekend with the parents in upstate NY. Productive weekend spent building a new firepit, cleaning out the shed, grocery shopping, socialize with friends, laundry, breakfast / dinner out twice, Memorial Day parade, hair salon, etc.
May 26th, I had a private yoga class at the studio with Fabrice and the Shiva in the evening.
May 29th, I joined friends for dinner in Greenwich Village.
May 30th, I visited my friend Sheila out in NJ for the day. I haven’t seen her in about 2 years, so we had much to catch up on. We visited the Monmouth Battlefields state park, which was enjoyable, and while locating the Oakley Farm historical site, her car got a flat tire. While waiting for AAA to arrive and fix the tire, I took the time to photograph the Oakley Farm. Before heading onto the bus for NYC, Sheila took me out for a lite dinner in the charming little town of Cranbury, NJ.