Oh, what a week, what a week. It seems like so many people I know are going through difficult times right now, myself included. I think this weekend we could all use a little nurturing. Here are a couple links to take you into what is hopefully a restful and enjoyable weekend:
Iconoclastic Writer penned a post entitled “Memory Babe: a writing exercise inspired by Jack Kerouac.” It’s an old post, but I think being in tune with our senses and learning to write resonate detail can be meditative
Sometimes just looking at beautiful, far-off lands makes me feel like I can breathe a little more
I’m also excited to try the new Teavana that opened up on the Upper East Side — it’s one of Oprah’s favorite things!
My doctor recommended this Upper East Side restaurant to me
I’ve been embracing my homebody side these days and reading and rereading the interior decorating magazine Domino — I’m so glad they’re back!
I like to light a candle when I write, and I see that Bath & Bodyworks — my favorite place to buy candles — is having their candle sale
Paul and I are holding a contest where you could win a one-of-a-kind tape that Carolyn Cassady personally gave to Paul. You can find the details and enter (or just vote for your favorite) on the Facebook page for Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road”