It's a weird February when the snow drops are in bloom and the daffodils are already 5" high in Central Park. Speaking of things that are a weird height, the cool guys were all wearing pants that we would have called "floods (short for floodwaters)" back in the day. Lots of exposed ankles. In general, … Continue reading NYC observations
It's 7:55 in the morning. Sunday. Since getting out of bed, I've taken Jeter out, sorted laundry and started a load in the wash, made cupcakes (from a box), waffles (from scratch) and changed the sheets. Is this normal? I mean, on my day "off?" As the cupcakes cool and the laundry spins, I read … Continue reading A Sunday kind of love
• When the 14th of February falls on a Tuesday. • Speaking of falling – no additional snow falling. • A great menu created and executed by a professional kitchen – thanks, John & Zach & Ben. • Competent and attentive front of the house staff – I’m talking about you, Jackie, Jammella & Trudy. … Continue reading 17 Things to love about Valentine’s Day 2017
As is usual for me and television, I'm more than a little late to the game on one of the buzziest new series, This is Us. I needed something to follow an embarrassing number of binge watched seasons of Project Runway and was pleased to see that TiU was available on Hulu. A single episode … Continue reading The profoundness of This is Us
February 9th will mark the day that twelve years ago Quinn Padraig arrived and completed my family. Of all my babies, my pregnancy with him was the most challenging – there was an amnio, second trimester spotting, and enough ultrasounds to make a flip book of his growth. Gestating that guy was an intense combination of … Continue reading My dirty dozen boy
Yeah, you. My reader. It's been more than 7 years, 2 domains and a divorce since DelSo was born. Over the years I've shared a lot of my life and self here, in print. You, as a reader, have come to know me on some level from my words. What makes you return here (assuming … Continue reading Who are you?
Reading is the least expensive vacation I’ve ever had. Sometimes I go to the future and other times to the past, but the destination isn’t the important part to me usually. It’s just getting away from now. At a time when I sometimes feel physically assaulted by the daily news, a low budget escape is … Continue reading Ms. Bixby’s Last Day – John David Anderson