I've just come back to New York after spending the last few days in Montreal. It went something like this: hugs, yummy food (Greek), hugshugshugs, patisserie, cool stuff (geodesic structure), yummy food (crême brulée), cool stuff (art museum), tea, music, yummy food (sushi), hugs, yummy food (decadent hot chocolate), booksbooksbooksbooksbooksbooks, teeeeeeeeeeeeeea, yummy food (Peruvian), hugs, music, hugs, fantastically cute animals (culminating in PENGUINS), cool stuff (Chinatown, gay district with rainbows everywhere
), yummy food (Italian), cool stuff (fantastically elaborate church), icecream, hugshugshugs, yummy food (sushi)... Only with more hugs, and with lots of really wonderful conversation going on at the same time as all this, and I've probably got some of the cool things slightly in the wrong order. If it were possible to explode from joy, I wouldn't be here writing this now.
Added 14.8.05: rysmiel has a rather more comprehensive account, (which is also much funnier than mine).
In fact, I am here, back chez hatam_soferet
and having a nice relaxing day. The journey back yesterday was not the loveliest (a two hour delay on a journey that's already 10 hours, and then stupid problems with the subway followed by getting rained on felt like the last straw), but I had bookies, and hatam_soferet
had very thoughtfully left food for me in case I did get back late. She's also being very understanding about my wanting to go online even though she doesn't do computers on shabbat.
Need to finalize plans for the next few days – redbird
(and New A WINOLJ), you should get sorting out messages soon.
|Date:||August 14th, 2005 08:16 pm (UTC)|
1 days after journal entry, 09:16 pm (livredor's time)
I was not checking until well after sundown precisely because of hatam_soferet's preference.
Oh, I'm glad of that. I was kind of kicking myself that I'd forgotten to tell you that I probably wouldn't get online until Sunday, but you figured this out anyway, and in fact it turned out not to be the case.
Looking forward to seeing what you read and what you thought thereof.
I think The color of light
is absolutely stunning, many many thanks for that. I have posted a review
in which I completely fail to articulate why I'm so very impressed with that book, but that may give you some idea of the direction I'm thinking in.
And yay pai mu tan
Very much yay. I was going to ask you to remind me the name so I could have a hope of finding it again.
along with all the other cool stuff
I'm in a state of being rather overwhelmed by just how much cool stuff you managed to fit into three days. So this is more a post intended to convey overwhelmed
than anything else; I'm still working on actually recounting it properly, rather than just bouncing around grining and PENGUINS!
After this summer, I'm going to need a "cool things to do in Montreal for people who have already done the Montreal-in-three-days trip"
That sounds a really excellent thing to be planning. Yay.