Friday, November 12, 2010

Football Lovers

This is the best photo ever.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Impractical Sofas & Impractical Cars

My kind of sofa.
I'd rather eat shards of glass than sit on this.
When it comes to furniture I prefer aesthetics over comfort. I'll take quirky over conservative any day of the week. A well turned leg is much more important to me than having a place to sit, watch tv and eat potato chips. By the way, no television is allowed unless it is hidden away in a dungeon.

I'm in search of a new car. I need help. I present to you my choices (all British). Let's begin with the one I want the most (which also happens to be the most impractical).

A 1964 Morgan.
Pros: Ultimate Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Car. The front is held down with a leather belt and the seats are floatation devices.
Cons: It's a manual transmission, no airbag (this baby is made of wood), it's huge and highly impractical. I mean, where will my dogs go?

A 1964 Mini Cooper.
Pros: Right side steering wheel. It's a REAL Mini.
Cons: Right side steering wheel. Those who know me know that I'm NOT a very good driver as it is. However, I learned only 3 years ago, it might be easier for me to unlearn since I don't really know what I'm doing yet. Also, no airbag.

1964 Mini Cooper B&W.
Pros: It's so damn Mod! Stripes! The dashboard is RED.
Cons: The salesman really tried to deter me from this one and it costs less than the one he thinks I should get. Hmmm. No air con.

1964 MG.
Pros: The salesman recommended this as a compromise for practicality/impracticality and "fun."
Cons: It's pretty, but not quite quirky enough for me. I could always throw a stripe or a swiss army knife cross down the middle. If I'm going to die from lack of an airbag wouldn't it be better to be impaled with wood (the Morgan) than crushed by metal?

2008 Mini Cooper.
Pros: For starters, once i buy this one I won't have monthly car payments AND monthly mechanic bills. It won't break down. Air bag and modern safety features. It's also damn cute.
Cons: I'm not sure that there are any cons. That should answer my question, right?

Other sofas I like:

UPDATE: The car I chose is a Plymouth Prowler. It is a the perfect compromise. It looks old, but it has airbags and modern amenities.
They made many types of toy cars of The Prowler.
The Prowler is in a time capsule. How cool is that?
The Prowler is also a super hero car of choice.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Saturday, October 16, 2010

24 - 3 =

My kind of person lives in apartment 21.

Cracked Egg Sun & Melting Time

This merged painting sums up my day so far. I ate eggs (freshly laid from the farm down the street). Now I'm wasting time which is kind of depressing and happy at the same time. Doesn't this image feel both joyful and depressed? Russell doesn't like it when I work on weekends and I don't know what to do when I'm not working. Perhaps we can walk on the beach with the dogs? We are having dinner tonight with my two favorite Connecticut friends, Dohan and Sarah.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Connect The Dots Tattoo

The second best tattoo ever. The first one is the shark face on the missing limb (scroll down a few posts).

Elephant In The Room

I want one of these in my living room. The wallpaper is gorgeous too.

Waterfall House

Wouldn't you love this to be your home? You would walk through the waterfall to get in the front door. Sigh.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Jersey Shore's Uncle Nino Is My Neighbor on Staten Island

My next door neighbor on Staten Island will be on MTV's Jersey Shore. His name is Nino and he is Vinny's uncle. Nino yelled over my fence today to tell me that he will be featured on the show this Sunday, September 12, 7PM, before the MTV Music Video awards. He told me to tell all my friends to watch. He will also be on the previews tonight (Thursday, September 9, 2010). He told me that he is in the hot tub scene. If you miss it you can watch it HERE after it airs.

Here is a picture of Nino at my recent Fort Hill Castle party. He is the one who brought the two platters of ziti and sauce.

You can see more pictures from my party at Fort Hill Castle HERE. We are thinking of having a Jersey Shore party at the castle. It would be interesting to see the show's characters interact with my artist friends. The Hipsters versus the Jersey Shore.

You can read more about the show HERE.

I'm 100% Italian American myself, and I own a house on Staten Island, but I do not behave, talk, or dress the way they do on the show. I also don't condone calling "ugly" girls "grenades." Still, Uncle Nino is a great guy and he makes delicious ziti.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The Best Tattoo Ever

This is the best Tattoo I have ever seen. I wonder if his arm was eaten by a shark?

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010