you know I love muppets, right?
Friday, July 16, 2010
I watched the best documentary today entitled Herb and Dorothy (available as watch instantly on netflix). Its about a couple who, on their meager salaries, amassed one of the most extensive and important collection of conceptual and minimalist art from the New York scene, simply out of the love of the art. Over the span of 40 years, they somehow stuffed over 40,000 pieces in their one bedroom Manhattan apartment. They are certainly quirky, endearing, and have an eye for art like you've never seen. And they've never sold a single piece.
However, they've given much of their work to the National Gallery and established a program to give 50 pieces of their collection to 5o states each. So look up which institute in your state holds the "Vogel Collection."
Here is a nice trailer of the doc:
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Friday, July 2, 2010
In early May Aaron and I picked up some basil seedling kits at Ikea. You know, the sprinkle seeds, add water, watch it grow sort of thing. Well we decided to make a little competition out of it. We we each decided how much water they should get. Where to place them in the apartment for the right sun. And despite being knocked over by the cats, Aaron's little basil seedlings was way in the lead early on. However, in recent weeks the tables have turned. Mine is in the dark green pot. I'll let you decide.
Thursday, July 1, 2010
I received the above amazing wayfarer ray bans from my mom (thanks mom!). Yes, I know how white that makes me. I also got the complete series of the West Wing and a fantastic edition of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. So much nerdiness and so little time! I am most certainly loved. I can't believe this is my third birthday with this blog.