Urgh, you know those times when there are so many things you should be doing that you get all overwhelmed and end up doing nothing? Well, this has been one of those weeks. I don’t know if it’s the fact that our precious Olympics are over (actually, we still have hours of coverage left on our Tivo, so, who am I kidding?) or the heat, or what, but, man, I am just spent.
Greta is finishing up her second, and final, week of swimming lessons, I’ve been trying to get as much work done as I can on the new freelance piece I’m writing, and we’re all trying to pack and prepare for our trip to NYC. It’s just a lot of stuff to do and a very small window in which to do it. All I know is that I need a break, big time.
Thankfully, we are leaving town for ten days on Saturday. Although some might see ten days of sweaty, New York City mugginess as anything but a vacation, lemme tell ya, I can’t wait! And since we are traveling on a budget (or, on more of a budget than usual) I’ve already mapped out all my favorite cheap places to eat. Actually, that’s what I’ve been doing for the last two hours. See what I mean? Instead of doing anything worthwhile, I’ve been Google mapping the Dunkin’ Donuts locations that are closest to our hotel.
Totally lame, I know, but, it soothes me somehow to think of drinking their iced coffee for breakfast every morning. Not only is it dirt cheap, but, it is one of life’s greatest joys. Seriously, it’s delicious. The hot variety, eh, not so much. But, iced with a little milk, that shit is golden, baby! Of course, maybe I’m just saying that because we don’t have DD out here yet.
In any case, I now know that the nearest Dunkin’ is a four minute walk (probably ten with Miss Greta) from our hotel room and that to get there, we have to take Fashion Avenue. Yep, the one they always show on Project Runway. Cheap, hearty iced coffee, and a casual stroll down Fashion Avenue with my favorite citified toddler every morning? I can’t wait!
And, who knows, maybe we’ll even stop at Mood for some cool fabric for Mommy…
2 responses to “Whole lotta nothing…”
In addition to Dunkin’ Donuts, you must add Hugh Jackman’s coffee shop to your list of destinations. How awesome is that – Wolverine does coffee!
It’s called Laughing Man Coffee, and the address is:
184 Duane Street New York
Open: Mon – Sun 7:30am to 6pm
Here’s the link to the cool back story:
Say hello to Mr. Jackson for me and tell him that I’m still loving the memory of his show in San Francisco in May of last year. And, that he should host the Oscars again. 😉
I love New York, Dunkin Donuts and everything! That was actually one of the first stops my husband wanted to go to when we got there lol. I haven’t been back in over 5 years but would love to do so soon. Enjoy your trip!