12-24-36

35 was tricky – all the way to the endbdaycake.jpg

…between my father’s death and touring with Edie Sedgwick just a few weeks ago, this was probably my most challenging year . So although turning 36 while traveling wasn’t the ideal way to celebrate my birthday, I felt it was an appropriate way to say hello to a new age of possibilities and potential.

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LAX breakfast – La Brea Bakery Muffin

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Birthday Bran…

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…and a little plum on the plane.

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Our flight was delayed…we arrived closer to 8:30pm. I was starving, so we stopped by our old hood in Queens before heading to my mother’s in NJ.

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Snow!

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Sac’s!

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I was heartbroken that my favorite Astoria pizza place didn’t have any marinara pie ready…

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…but a big slice of their regular cheese hit the spot!

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Luigi remembered me from more than seven years ago (we used to be serious regulars). He said he just saw me in “Lakeview Terrace” the other day…

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…and gave me two little bottles of wine, on the house!

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Of course, I needed a slice of birthday cake to end the meal…

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…up the street to another Broadway favorite, Omonia.

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Except, this was “Omonia Next Door.” Things have changed!

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I got the most interesting-looking one…

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…split with Abe on the snowy drive back to Bergen County…

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…looks like we’re going to have a White Christmas after all.

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Not a bad start to 36!

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8 thoughts on “12-24-36

  1. Satoshi

    Happy Birthday Lynn!! Looks nice that you’re having a white Christmas. I traveled to Taipei and came back to Japan yesterday. Taiwan foods were so good! Can’t wait to visit Taiwan again next year.

  2. kristen

    Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas to you, Abe and Julian! You look great and it looks like you guys are having fun for the holiday!

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