Tuesday, October 16, 2007

40th in nyc


{east village}

sorry
i disappeared.
i have been
in nyc since
wednesday.

i met up
with
my siblings
(4 out of 5)
in nyc
to celebrate
my sister's
40th birthday.
2 from seattle
1 in nyc
and
grub & i
from dc.

i stayed
with my brother
johnny
in harlem.

he has
a
huge place
that is
straight out
of
the buena vista
social club...
crumbling elegance.






it's falling apart
but it's
so beautiful.

. . . . .

my brothers
and grub
in soho



waiting
for my sister
as she
shopped
on her
birthday.

. . . . .

we had
one of
the best
dinners
of our lives
at
mas...

. . . . .

an
evening stroll
in central park
with my sister
before i left
sunday...



it went
far
too fast.
i miss them.

happy birthday
suzy.

more
polaroids
and purses.
soon.
xo

9 comments:

shari said...

new york sounds fun. love the top photo and your description of johnny's place in harlem. crumbling elegance...sounds nice to me. xox

Erin Lang Norris said...

I'm glad you had a great time and were able to see your family!

hannah said...

i love this gwen, so glad you could spend time in the city with your siblings.

f. pea said...

i'm so glad it was a good time! i hope suzy loved it!

SCAREDY-CAT said...

I love the birdies on the pavement. And the colourful letters.
Your time in Ny sounds perfect! Siblings are so important.

cruststation said...

I love the first photo too (reminds me of shari's his & hers project). Glad you had a lovely time with your family, happy birthday to your sis :)

lisa s said...

sounds perfect.
i love the corner photo....

so glad you got to spend time w/ your siblings!

louise said...

Looks like you had a ball. Your brother's place is fantastic.

Jenna said...

what a wonderful apartment