FREEZING FROST on my Terrace

Today…….all of these beauties are still in bloom on my terrace.  Tonight the arctic wave.……..sweeping across Canada……will hit New York……..2oº on my terrace.


Tomorrow morning my garden will he hanging limp……….happens every year.


Looking from the front terrace….to the back terrace……..I am so lucky to have two.

 

The passion flowers will NOT survive a frost.

The PORTULACA………….one of my faves………….will bloom no more.

 

 

 

I didn’t actually get to eat any figs.  The mocking birg got them first.

Tomorrow the roses will be hanging down their beautiful heads…………FROZEN.

SUNSET on my terrace

Was so bizarre…………lasted for about 20 minutes………..


I almost expected Martians to land…………very ET

 

 

 

 

 

CAFE COLLETTE in Williamsburg

CAFE COLETTE remains one of our favorite restaurants in Williamsburg….[there are over 100 now].  Charming ………food is good……….the servers are quirky……so is the bar.

BREAKFAST will NOT disappoint.

NYC MARATHON 2017 • Men’s Winners

52,000 runners entered the race.

First place winner…….GEOFFREY KAMWOROR…….age 24……from Kenya took 1st place in the men’s division.

Second place winner…….WILSON KIPSANG.……from Kenya……… was the winner last year at age 20.

Third place winner……..LELISA DESISA……age 27……from Ethiopia

It was exciting to watch the RACE and hundreds of thousands of NEW YORKERS lined the street……cheering on the marathoners.

NYC MARATHON 2017 • Women’ s Race Winners

SHALANE FLANIGAN………..of the USA……won first place in the NYC MARATHON 2017………..the first American woman to win since 1977.

The second place winner was Mary Keiting and Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia came in third.

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NYC MARATHON 2017 • Handicap Winners

MARCEL HUG……….. from Switzerland……….. won the Men’s Handicap Race…..today in the NYC Marathon 2017……in his push-rim wheelchair.


MANUELA SCHAR…….from Switzerland………won the women’s push-rim wheelchair race.

The handicap racers finished the race in from of my apartment.  GARBAGE TRUCKS blocked the entrance to the Dakota Apartments…………where Yoko Ono lives and where John Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980.

NYC MARATHON FIREWORKS • 2017

On the eve before the MARATHON..………nyc treats us to a spectacular FIREWORKS DISPLAY.

The view from my terrace…………