House of Monique

documenting the occasional cooking marathons, frequent cultural excursions, and often random happenstances of the everyday life of a young lawyer in NYC. also, my name's not monique.

— @gothamista on Twitter.

Ansel Adams, ‘Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico,’ 1941

Mar 30
Ansel Adams, ‘Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico,’ 1941

Jagged waves (Taken with picplz.)

Mar 29
Jagged waves (Taken with picplz.)

Cherry blossoms against the sky over the Hudson (Taken with picplz.)

Mar 29
Cherry blossoms against the sky over the Hudson (Taken with picplz.)

Bridle path trees in bloom (Taken with picplz.)

Mar 24
Bridle path trees in bloom (Taken with picplz.)

Even gnarled trunks may yield dainty blossoms (Taken with picplz.)

Mar 24
Even gnarled trunks may yield dainty blossoms (Taken with picplz.)

Baby herbs taking in the morning sun (Taken with picplz.)

Mar 11
Baby herbs taking in the morning sun (Taken with picplz.)

The Hudson’s whitecaps,
its pale green gaze, beckon in
early spring’s strange warmth

Mar 08
The Hudson’s whitecaps, its pale green gaze, beckon in early spring’s strange warmth

Love the run but not the race
all alone in a silent way
The world drifts in…and the world’s a stranger

— Calexico, “Quattro (World Drifts In)”

Photo by Tiquetonne2067 on Flickr.

Mar 03
Love the run but not the race all alone in a silent way The world drifts in…and the world’s a stranger — Calexico, “Quattro (World Drifts In)”
Photo by Tiquetonne2067 on Flickr.

March: in like a sleepy, wet lion cub

Mar 03
March: in like a sleepy, wet lion cub

Cleopatra’s Needle

Mar 03
Cleopatra’s Needle

6 flavors at Il Laboratorio del Gelato between sets at Cake Shop.

Mar 02
6 flavors at Il Laboratorio del Gelato between sets at Cake Shop.

Ma’am playing at Cake Shop

Mar 02
Ma’am playing at Cake Shop

Even on a dreary day, Andy shines.

Mar 02
Even on a dreary day, Andy shines.

Artistic turnips.

Mar 02
Artistic turnips.

Amazing to think that a relatively nondescript building can change one’s life so.

Mar 02
Amazing to think that a relatively nondescript building can change one’s life so.
Ansel Adams, ‘Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico,’ 1941

Ansel Adams, ‘Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico,’ 1941

Jagged waves (Taken with picplz.)
Jagged waves (Taken with picplz.)

Jagged waves (Taken with picplz.)

Cherry blossoms against the sky over the Hudson (Taken with picplz.)
Cherry blossoms against the sky over the Hudson (Taken with picplz.)

Cherry blossoms against the sky over the Hudson (Taken with picplz.)

Bridle path trees in bloom (Taken with picplz.)
Bridle path trees in bloom (Taken with picplz.)

Bridle path trees in bloom (Taken with picplz.)

Even gnarled trunks may yield dainty blossoms (Taken with picplz.)

Even gnarled trunks may yield dainty blossoms (Taken with picplz.)

Baby herbs taking in the morning sun (Taken with picplz.)
Baby herbs taking in the morning sun (Taken with picplz.)

Baby herbs taking in the morning sun (Taken with picplz.)

House of Monique

Posted on Thursday March 8th 2012 at 11:32am. Its tags are listed below.

The Hudson’s whitecaps, its pale green gaze, beckon in early spring’s strange warmth
The Hudson’s whitecaps, its pale green gaze, beckon in early spring’s strange warmth

The Hudson’s whitecaps,
its pale green gaze, beckon in
early spring’s strange warmth

Love the run but not the race all alone in a silent way The world drifts in…and the world’s a stranger — Calexico, “Quattro (World Drifts In)”
Photo by Tiquetonne2067 on Flickr.

Love the run but not the race
all alone in a silent way
The world drifts in…and the world’s a stranger

— Calexico, “Quattro (World Drifts In)”

Photo by Tiquetonne2067 on Flickr.

House of Monique

Posted on Saturday March 3rd 2012 at 10:23am. Its tags are listed below.

March: in like a sleepy, wet lion cub

March: in like a sleepy, wet lion cub

Cleopatra’s Needle

Cleopatra’s Needle

6 flavors at Il Laboratorio del Gelato between sets at Cake Shop.
6 flavors at Il Laboratorio del Gelato between sets at Cake Shop.

6 flavors at Il Laboratorio del Gelato between sets at Cake Shop.

House of Monique

Posted on Friday March 2nd 2012 at 10:15pm. Its tags are listed below.

Ma’am playing at Cake Shop
Ma’am playing at Cake Shop

Ma’am playing at Cake Shop

Even on a dreary day, Andy shines.

Even on a dreary day, Andy shines.

House of Monique

Posted on Friday March 2nd 2012 at 04:04pm. Its tags are listed below.

Artistic turnips.
Artistic turnips.

Artistic turnips.

House of Monique

Posted on Friday March 2nd 2012 at 04:03pm. Its tags are listed below.

Amazing to think that a relatively nondescript building can change one’s life so.
Amazing to think that a relatively nondescript building can change one’s life so.

Amazing to think that a relatively nondescript building can change one’s life so.