my week in objects (mostly).

June 24, 2011

five little things that made my week.

1. these fake flowers.
fakeflowers {because they were displayed utterly unironically in our hotel room in jersey. and i liked that}.

2. this newspaper.
nytimes {because even though it’s appeared on this list before, this week i read it sitting barefoot in brooklyn bridge park}.

3. these lights.
view {because every night they look different. and every night i’m as happy to see them}.

4. this turtle.
turtle {because james spotted her laying her nest. proof that nature perseveres in the big city}.

5. this strawberry amuse-bouche.
strawberry {because even though the meal that followed wasn’t stellar, the sweetness of this little treat still lingered}.

what little something made your week?

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14 Comments

  • Reply Monica June 24, 2011 at 11:36 am

    I envy you NY..

  • Reply Jane Flanagan June 24, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    Fun week! I think chipotle aioli made my week. Hahah – it's true! have a great weekend Erin!

  • Reply Stacey June 24, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    that turtle is too cute

    heading to the local fair tonight with the family…been looking forward to it all week 🙂

  • Reply Sara Esteves June 24, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    my new shoes; the german beer in a new amazing park (i've done erasmus in germany so it was a very sentimental beer ;P); my best friend's huge dog and my mom coming to visit me today!!! 😀

    I have been a quiet follower but i simply love your blog Erin! =D big kiss from portugal.
    have anice weekend!=)*

    chips-ina-fishbowl.blogspot.com

  • Reply ChinkyGirLMeL June 24, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    i love the pictures. That last picture looks really good. I am craving some of that now. Have an awesome weekend

  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse June 24, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    I like your optimism.

    My week was made by a pretty perfect afternoon — working off-site and outside in a park with ice cream and then following this work and ice cream in a quiet little wine bar.

  • Reply Doe June 24, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    1)dinner with famed author and fave gal pals
    2)Clearwater & Pete cum visit from best-kid-ever #1
    3)quiet distraction-free week of productive writing
    4)CSA pick-up–yuuuum
    5)graceful mother and three gangly, curious fawns in the garden, not 1, not 2, but 3 afternoons!

  • Reply Linda Zimmerman June 24, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    the view of the park, river, etc., is your view????

  • Reply Kayla Poole June 25, 2011 at 1:22 am

    two new stripey shirts made my week. also, packing and planning for a first-time trip to Paris next week. hope your weekend is grand!

  • Reply oktooca June 25, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    I love the third picture 🙂

  • Reply keishua June 26, 2011 at 3:13 am

    the sunshine—it made my day

  • Reply lila Check June 26, 2011 at 7:46 am

    love this post sooooo much!
    some good news made my day this week…hope some more will come next! 😉
    hugs
    lila

  • Reply Punctuation Mark June 27, 2011 at 4:18 am

    i love that image of the city… makes me want to get on a plane a run over there!!!

  • Reply Julie June 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    Loved this post! It's really so interesting when you start noticing, and see that there is actually beauty in NJ and NY. I'm from here so since I live in it, I don't notice it as often.

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