Life in photos

I got a new phone! Well, my old phone was broken, and the little power button wouldn’t work, and also it wouldn’t hold a charge for very long, and hey! I got a new phone!

And it comes with this nifty 8-megapixel camera, which makes me happy. I haven’t been lugging around my dSLR lately, and my little iPhone 5 is doing just fine with photos. :)

Justin reminded me that I love soft-boiled eggs. So this weekend, I whipped some up with toast soldiers and was VERY HAPPY.

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Post-eggs.

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We had an early dinner at Elizabeth Street on Saturday. Yeesh, I love that place. This time they had brisket and avocado buns on the specials menu, and holy moly they were amazing. We also had our regular pork spring rolls.

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This guy. THIS GUY.

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I strayed off the path and ordered something new – the fried redfish fried rice. Zomg. Good. And then I had leftovers, and then I left them at Aimee’s house. Sadness.

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My favorite, Vietnamese iced coffee. With Stumptown beans. Yum. Also left in Aimee’s fridge. (Sorry, Aimee!)

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The reason I left things in Aimee’s fridge is because sometimes we hang out until the wee hours of the night drinking far too many gin cocktails and playing Cards Against Humanity. I highly recommend this. If you can get an invite to Aimee’s house, she has a SERIOUS stock of amazing snacks.

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I had a lazy Sunday lunch of open-faced egg salad sandwiches. The key to an amazing egg salad is pickles. The key to an amazing anything is pickles.

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Yesterday we took a walk and had drinks and a late lunch at Clark’s. Their bread/radish/butter/salt thing rocks.

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THIS GUY.

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Justin had oysters, of course. His report: The Beavertails were large but tasty, the Cook’s Cocktail were rockin’, and the Fancy Sweets were maybe past their best season. I can report that the horseradish, cocktail sauce, mignonette and crackers were fantastic as usual.

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Hey, it’s me! And a Cocchi Americano spritzer.

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We shared the salmon gravlax, one of Justin’s favorite things in the world. I’d be happy with just the bread, crème fraîche and dill, but don’t tell anyone. There’s also a tuna salad sandwich behind that mountain of fries.

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We saw this flower on our walk home. WTF? What is this thing? It’s like the craziest alien flower ever, and I love it.

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This weekend I lost myself in the world of Zelda Fitzgerald. I really loved this book – given that so many seem to think she was a loon who threw F. Scott Fitzgerald off course, it’s refreshing to have a look at a possible other side, novel or no. After I finished, I had to have a Fitzgerald cocktail to celebrate. And then I re-watched Midnight in Paris. Hooray for the Roaring Twenties!

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Until the next batch of iPhone photos!

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