I wanted a castle when I was a kid. Nothing like cold hard stone to keep your enemies out. I never got a castle to replace my cardboard fortress but I still had hope. Maggie told me there was a castle in Central Park we needed to visit. Central Park was lush and lovely. Perfect […]
Pan de muerto (Spanish for bread of the dead), also called pan de los muertos or dead bread in the United States, is a type of sweet roll traditionally baked in Mexico during the weeks leading up to the Día de Muertos, which is celebrated on November 1 and 2. It is a sweetened soft bread shaped like a bun, often decorated with bone-shaped phalanges pieces. Pan de […]
“Little pig, little pig, let me in. Little pig, little pig, let me in.” “Not by the hair of my chinny chin chin!” “I’m going to huff and puff” (little louder) “Huff and puff” (little louder) “Huff and puff” 3 Little Pigs Cute pigs inside and outside.
I felt like I was on a scavenger hunt. I was following my phone to Turntable Chicken Jazz which led me to a nondescript doorway. Inside it was dark and sketchy looking. It appeared I needed to get to the 2nd floor and I was about to take the ancient elevator when some building locals […]
“Well, how long is your program? Well, it was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together… and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home… only to no home I’d ever known… […]
“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.” Neil Gaiman I visited to see the The Uses of Photography: Art, Politics, and the Reinvention of a Medium show.
The very first time I read about this castle was in The Magic Tree House book series “Blizzard of the Blue Moon”. My daughter was sitting in her bed while I read her most favorite book. The author Mary Pope Osborne magically weaves her story while including facts or places in American History. I never […]
When I was a kid I read amazing facts of figures about the world’s tallest, longest, widest, and fastest things on earth in Guinness Book of World Records. The Empire State Building was built in 1931 and the world’s tallest building for 40 years. I never thought I would see it in person.