Chelsea residents- apparently, we're going to have a rolling blackout starting at 5:30. Fill your bathtubs if you haven't done so.
Note the moments when you consider yourself blessed; remember them. It's important, especially for the times when they seem to be gone.
Only two things you need for an agreeable life in NYC are black-out curtains, & a nice balsamic vinegar. The rest will fall into place.
Bastille Day: where we remember that special moment in history when the French surrendered to the French.
Staggeringly impressed by anyone who has their lives together to such an extent that they're able to follow the Olympics.