Famous Fat Dave Trip

Famous Fat Dave is a New York cab driver who knows the best places to get real food.  Jama’s mom got us a tour in his ’82 checker cab.  After four hours of eating and driving we took a walk on the highline, took a nap and saw Avenue Q.  The next morning we went to MoMA.  It was a good trip.  Here’s some pictures and you can see where we went and what we ate by checking out this map.  Here are pictures

Ride into BrooklynMorir SonadoIf you don't like it, you don't payWho wants Italian?CannoliRice BallMuralLet's Get PiesIn the Pie ShopPie TartIt's called a swingletInside Brennan and CarrA Gargiulo BurgerPastrami in the caseFrank and Lloyd'sUs with the cabRockaway TacosNew Park PizzaMore New Park PizzaNo pool, just a rectangle of grass

The Holchin Farm Has Started

This weekend we prepared a vast tract of 0.0000918 acres (4 square feet) to start our front yard farm.  It’s not a political statement, it just where the sun is, and we don’t have a backyard. Our small start with tomatoes is one German Queen, one Pink Brandywine, and  two grape tomato plants (two be planted later).

Adding DirtPlantingDone

Are You Done Yet?

Nope, probably not until about 2038.  But we are getting things done.  Here’s the latest.

The butcher block black splash is in place

The butcher block black splash is in place

 

And the toe kick will keep Charlie from loosing his toys under the cabinets.

And the toe kick will keep Charlie from loosing his toys under the cabinets.

Spring is Here

This is one of the hundreds of trees that popped up in the yard last spring as a result of the October 2011 storm.  I dug one up, and it survived the winter.  The leaves re now out.

This is one of the hundreds of trees that popped up in the yard last spring as a result of the October 2011 storm. I dug one up, and it survived the winter. The leaves re now out.

Jama's pineapple upside down cake for Easter.  Using fresh pineapple makes a huge visual difference.

Jama’s pineapple upside down cake for Easter. Using fresh pineapple makes a huge visual difference.

First Choco Taco of the year!

First Choco Taco of the year!

May the 4th be with you!

May the 4th be with you!