We started off a quiet weekend at home by running some errands in downtown Bronxville. The paving on Kraft Avenue is complete, and the scent of fresh tar was in the air. “It smells pretty,” smiled our four-year-old as she knelt, nose to the blacktop, in front of . We quickly made a mental note to learn more about recognizing the signs of huffing in children.
Then it was off to the , where Anna Upston of Maupston Design Studio was showcasing her latest trend – yarn necklaces. Joseph Fisheries had a couple of specials – we went for the Thresher Shark at $9.95 a pound and found this recipe online. The shark was gorgeous, as fresh a fish as you’ll find.
We learned via Facebook that of has launched a new website for the shop – the only negative being you don’t get to see her smiling face online. And we continue to be alternatively bemused, perplexed, and at times horrified by the Twitter feed of Value Drugs, which mixes occasional discounts with the personal (mis)adventures of their store manager.
Finally, we headed up to South Norwalk for the SoNo Arts Festival we . The humidity was melting paint off the oils and acrylics as we retreated to the cool air and fantastic casual food at Burger Bar and Bistro.
As we write, Josh Beckett has just thrown out the first pitch of the rubber game of the Sox/Yankees series, which always makes us wonder about the term “rubber game”. Unfortunately, there’s no definitive etymology around the phrase.
Have a great week, folks – and don’t forget to stop and smell the roadses.