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Friday, July 15, 2011

Happy Weekend

Weekend To Do List


*Avoid the 405 Freeway (This weekend is Carmageddon here in Los Angeles!)

*In fact, avoid car travel all together.

*Walk to the newsstand to pick up the weekend editions of the FT and the Wall Street Journal.

*Stop by the coffee shop for an iced latte.

*Walk to the market to pick up fresh greens, beets, and dried cranberries for a summer salad.

*Have lunch on the back porch where the canyon breeze is the best.

*Spend the afternoon reading in the hammock under the magnolia tree.

*Take a nap.


*Sleep In.

*Make French Toast and coffee.

*Read the Sunday New York Times.

*Walk to the movie theatre to see Harry Potter.

*Spend the evening at the park, listening to live music.

What are you doing this weekend?

(Collage by Michaela Frame By Frame.)

PS: Here's a very funny story about Carmageddon by one of my former LA Times colleagues.


Blogger Mal said...

Sounds like a lovely weekend (besides the whole Carmageddon thing)

I am seeing Harry Potter tonight, and beyond that, I don't have much planned, which I am happy about, excited for some relaxing!

July 15, 2011 at 10:09 AM  
Blogger DENISE. said...

Thanks for coming back to posting! I always love your artwork ... in addition to what you have to say :) Your weekend sounds great!

July 15, 2011 at 11:06 AM  
Blogger Kristin H said...

Always avoid the 405...
Will be taking a cake pop class tomorrow... should be fun!! Have a great weekend!

July 15, 2011 at 11:39 AM  
Blogger Cathi said...

I'll take your weekend - it sounds perfect! I will definitely be staying away from all the freeways this weekend. By foot or bike is how I will be traveling!

July 15, 2011 at 12:32 PM  
Blogger Alice said...

Your weekend sounds like fun!
I too, will see Harry Potter. I'm getting ready to weep like a child! :)
Have a terrific weekend!

Just a Silhouette

July 15, 2011 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger Alkyoni said...

I'm studying, reading, going to buy a mattress with mom, possibly shopping 'cause sales begun.
Making jewellery and drawing.
And meeting with the gang for Cluedo night and pizza!

July 15, 2011 at 1:46 PM  
Blogger life is happy most of the time. said...

i am seeing harry potter tomorrow. super sad and scared and excited. also yes avoiding 405 and all driving really. lots of relaxing and reading! have a good one!! xxxx

July 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM  
Blogger Shokoofeh said...

Lovely list!
Happy weekend dear friend. xo

July 16, 2011 at 7:00 AM  
Blogger William Of Adelham said...

[Plotting and scheming to find a way to get you to stop reading the WSJ]

July 16, 2011 at 10:57 PM  
Blogger Erzulimojo said...

Making lots and lots of food with farmstand bonanza . . . relish, jam, and baked good plus some freezing. Going for a horseback ride in the park. Swimming. And hitting the Sunday morning flea market in Bagnoli.

July 16, 2011 at 11:03 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

have you seen "Midnight in Paris"? it seems like the perfect movie for you. :) ps: i love your blog and your book recs!

July 17, 2011 at 3:49 AM  
OpenID said...

Sounds like a lush weekend. :) Nice and relaxing.



July 17, 2011 at 10:02 AM  
Blogger English Muse said...

I haven't seen Midnight in Paris yet! Maybe I'll hit a matinee this week...

As for giving up the WSJ? I love the weekend off duty section. The paper wisely snapped up some of the former domino staffers, and the section is outstanding...

Without the WSJ, that would leave me with just the FT and the NYT. I haven't read the LA Times in almost two years. I won't even let my husband bring a copy into the house.

July 17, 2011 at 7:21 PM  
Blogger Luli said...

I hope your weekend was fab! I saw Harry Potter today, but I still need to see Midnight in Paris. x

July 17, 2011 at 7:49 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

You've got a lovely blog here! :) It's my first time stopping by from networked blogs and I guess you can safely count me as a frequent follower. ;)

My weekend has ended 'cos it's already Monday for me. So it's gonna be spent finishing up my thesis paper! x

July 17, 2011 at 10:00 PM  
Blogger renee jennifer said...

that sounds like just the perfect weekend! Especially french toast on Sunday :)

July 25, 2011 at 5:41 AM  

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