Archive for April, 2010

last week’s desk view_bed time

They must have been low on rent this month :P. 

(image by: vivien chin)

last week’s desk view: nyc grows_earth day

Really nice little green installation in Union Square this week for Earth Day.

(images by: vivien chin)


Little pillows of deliciousness are what these are. While trying to feed a donut craving, found this place called, Bomboloni, that sells little donuts of the same name. Bomboloni are Italian filled donuts topped with powdered sugar. My favorites are the Strawberry, Creme Brulee, Apple, and Raspberry.  Other flavors include Valrhona Chocolate, Traditional, etc.  They are $1 a piece or half-dozen for $5.  Yummy and well worth it.  A must try, you won’t regret it.  There are also other goodies there so check them out!

187 Columbus Ave. (btwn 68th and 69th st.)
New York, NY 10023
(212) 877-3080

(image by: vivien chin)

rainbow sandals

Success!  There is FINALLY a Rainbow Brand sandal shop here in NYC. Stumbled upon it the other day.  I didn’t know where I would get them except in CA or online…lol…too bad they last soo long that you never really have to buy new one’s often.  I’ve had mine for atleast 7 years and they look like they could last 7 more.  Just so durable and comfy.

245 Elizabeth Street
New York, NY 10012-3546
(212) 966-8858

(image by: vivien chin)

more sand art

Union Square gets another awesome piece of sand art.  Wish I knew who the artist was.

(image by: vivien chin)


I can’t help but think about how absolutely beautiful this act of nature is.

The Icelandic volcano eruption in Eyjafjallajökull may have kept many European airline travelers grounded (including 2 coworkers of mine who have been trapped in London for the last week), but it is at the same time amazing to watch.  More pics here.

(images from Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

subway view: love someone

On the subway platform this morning.  Made me smile :).

(image by: vivien chin)

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