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Tender is the Night & Love First Light

Tender is the Night & Love First Light

Posted 09 May 2011 | By | Categories: animals, art, ask emily, baboons, beauty, buddhism, compassion, consciousness, creativity, culture, design, designers, digital books, digital publishing, emily approved, environment, evolution, happiness, interconnected, love, new zealand, solar, sustainability, sustainable, technology, time | No Comments

Five things: Tender is the Night at City Gallery Wellington, First Light House NZ’s entry in US Solar Decathlon, Our Choice by Al Gore & Push Pop Press, Pollinators by Louie Schwartzberg and Long Now seminar with Tim Flannery on evolution.

Decadent Deep-South Dark Chocolate Walnut Pie

Decadent Deep-South Dark Chocolate Walnut Pie

Posted 12 September 2010 | By | Categories: about me, ask emily, food, local food, new zealand, observations, senses, taste | 1 Comment

Last week was my second pie competition, and this year I dove deep into my memory pie-hole and pulled out the decadent chocolate walnut and bourbon pie associated with the Kentucky Derby and a favorite from Tippins Pie Pantry.

Pancake Lettering

Pancake Lettering

Posted 22 October 2009 | By | Categories: ask emily, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, love, passions, typography, video | No Comments

Three great obsessions taste great together: pancakes, lettering and photographing your food!

Greetings from the Antipodes

Greetings from the Antipodes

Posted 22 July 2008 | By | Categories: about me, ask emily, happiness, observations, travel | No Comments

Hello from Down Under. I am proceeding as a global nomad for the time being. Antipodes map by Daryl Cockburn.

What does the Global Climate Crisis have in common with the Loch Ness Monster ?

Posted 18 June 2008 | By | Categories: activism, ask emily, better world, consciousness, culture, emily approved, environment, funny, interconnected, science, sustainability, video | No Comments

A. Both are fictional. Or at least highly speculative. No. We’ve already established that. B. Both indicate danger, especially around bodies of water. Sure, but we’re looking for a more specific answer. C. How about tree-fitty. Exactly! Tree-fitty. What’s tree-fitty? Loch Ness Monster: $3.50 Global Climate Crisis: 350 is the red line for human beings, […]

what’s happening in the garden today

Posted 23 April 2008 | By | Categories: animals, ask emily, flowers, gardening, happiness | 1 Comment

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What to Wear in NextCity

What to Wear in NextCity

Posted 09 February 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, environment, fashion, health, marketing, nyc, observations, retail, shopping, technology | No Comments

Tinfoil hats are so passé. So what should you wear to Faraday’s Cafe? Check out the latest collection of electromagnetic field blocking and “anti-identity theft” clothing at DDCLAB (427 W 14th St, New York NY 10014 map). Here’s the text from the windows: EMF: Electro Magnetic Field Block Anti•Identity•Theft•Fabric Electric Resistivity measure of how strongly […]

links for 2008-01-16

links for 2008-01-16

Posted 16 January 2008 | By | Categories: ask emily | No Comments

Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Calif. Shown checking electrical assemblies (LOC) from the Library of Congress Flickr Commons Big Brain Theory: Have Cosmologists Lost Theirs? Are we not both “a momentary fluctuation in a field of matter and energy out in space and a person with a real past born through billions of […]

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Posted 30 October 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, nyc, retail, shopping, taste | No Comments

Photo by Robyn Lee, ‘the girl who ate everything,’ some rights reserved. Reporting from New York Criminal Court, 100 Centre St, Jury Duty, Day 2. Wow, the wheels of justice move slowly. At least you can now enjoy wifi while you’re waiting to be called, so bring your laptop (Twitter, Facebook and Meebo blocked). But […]

Current Conference and Foliage Report

Current Conference and Foliage Report

Posted 13 October 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, better world, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, events, sustainability, technology, travel, webstuff, women | No Comments

This week, I’m excited to participate in Pop!Tech (October 17-20 in Camden, Maine), exploring some of the many ways human beings impact — and are impacted by — the world and each other. The lineup looks phenomenal. The other exciting news is that you can participate wherever you are, as it’s being webcast live. If […]

Sweet Potato Lentil Kale Soup Recipe

Sweet Potato Lentil Kale Soup Recipe

Posted 10 June 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, emily approved, food, happiness, health, love, senses, taste | 9 Comments

I love everything about this soup — the way it looks, the way it tastes, the different textures and how easy it is to make. It makes a fine meal all by itself. If you try it, I’d love to hear your experience. 1 c. dried lentils (your choice… this time I used French green, […]

Ask Emily: Gifts for New Moms

Ask Emily: Gifts for New Moms

Posted 22 May 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, design, emily approved, flowers, food, senses, shopping | No Comments

Hi Ryan,My favorite welcome home gift for new mommies and babies is Manhattan Fruitier’s beautiful organic fresh fruit basket with a teddy bear, rubber ducky and crocheted booties. Feel free to add in flowers and chocolate as you wish.Manhattan Fruitiermanhattanfruitier.com105 E 29th St, New York NY212.686.0404 and 800.841.5718Best flowers for Manhattan delivery: 1.

What’s for Dinner, Dog: The Honest Kitchen

What’s for Dinner, Dog: The Honest Kitchen

Posted 18 April 2007 | By | Categories: animals, ask emily, emily approved, food, health, love, product review, shopping, sustainability, taste | 2 Comments

George of DiPaola Turkey Farms explains the benefits of local, free-range, humanely raised, antibiotic free turkeys to Cosmo at the Abingdon Square Greenmarket in New York City. Photo by Emily Davidow.[all the juicy stuff will soon be pasted in here.