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blogging my life on the island of manhattan. want to bug me? email is levraivin@gmail.com
a quiet morning with wine lit. and a bowl of Zabar’s .

a quiet morning with wine lit. and a bowl of Zabar’s .

scratch sauerkraut, scratch bread, scratch pesto. this was my saturday.  (Taken with Instagram)

scratch sauerkraut, scratch bread, scratch pesto. this was my saturday. (Taken with Instagram)

packing homemade radish salad. inexpensive, easy to make, and delicious.  (Taken with Instagram)

packing homemade radish salad. inexpensive, easy to make, and delicious. (Taken with Instagram)

braised escarole, beans, cheese, and fitzgerald shorts for a quiet lunch at home.  (Taken with Instagram)

braised escarole, beans, cheese, and fitzgerald shorts for a quiet lunch at home. (Taken with Instagram)

starting our business. each day and step counts. thanks for the guidance @petersoncinema  (Taken with Instagram)

starting our business. each day and step counts. thanks for the guidance @petersoncinema (Taken with Instagram)

monkish simplicity. fried egg over leftover gratin.  (Taken with Instagram)

monkish simplicity. fried egg over leftover gratin. (Taken with Instagram)

my attempt to emulate benjamin franklin.  (Taken with Instagram)

my attempt to emulate benjamin franklin. (Taken with Instagram)

best made company knows how to package. i purchased a utilitarian hobo knife. (Taken with Instagram)

best made company knows how to package. i purchased a utilitarian hobo knife. (Taken with Instagram)

having friends over to commune. (Taken with Instagram)

having friends over to commune. (Taken with Instagram)

our first issue garden & gun just arrived. (Taken with Instagram)

our first issue garden & gun just arrived. (Taken with Instagram)