Saturday Morning

A hint of autumn in the air.

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Such a good color tissue with the sunflowers and hydrangeas.

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My friend Frances spotted Bill Cunningham who takes such amazing photos for The Times. Very chic in a French workman’s smock and very charming.

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Absolutely no filter – what on earth are these pears? From one of my favorite stands where the fruit would never pass muster in a supermarket – and all the better for it.

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Strange notice: ANTONOUKA dry but juicy. Very old (or odd)!

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The Bethel look better – or worse.

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But the star of the show are the pears with their speckles and gray leaves.

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So wonderful I had to put in two photos.

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Bread looking picturesque.

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And then on the street walking home, three paint cans just sitting there.

Men About Town and an Intrusion of Orange.

A selection of men I’ve seen during the last two weeks.

Maybe next week – or whenever I get to it – I’ll find some women to take photos of.

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The knitting season has commenced so I went to Lion Brand to buy orange cashmere for a baby hat from the Knitting Maven. Orange is not my favorite color. I have been trying to like it – see below –

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Only good as a complement to blue.

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A scene from the Long Island Rail Road.

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Back in the city, time to change the posters under The High Line.

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and ready the galleries for the opening of the fall season.

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Time to contemplate a new beer venue where Mike’s butcher’s once was on 9th Avenue

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and consider a breakfast burrito in Chelsea Market.

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Taxi waiting to be cleaned at the carwash on  24th Street this morning.