Marian and I had a slow start and enjoyed quiet time sitting and sketching and people watching in Central Park again. The weather was Warner yesterday, so sketching was more fun without freezing hands.
I really liked the Belvedere Castle rising up out of the rock, though I didn't do it the justice I would have liked. Another time I'll have to try it in watercolor.
We ended the trip with a matinee of It's Only A Play starring Nathan Lane. He is Marian's current obsession and crush and the reason for the trip. It was fun, but Marian and I agreed we both feel great about the state of Memphis theater. Three Broadway plays this weekend, and none of them sent me flying high out of the theater the way a number of Playhouse on the Square productions have made me feel lately. I'm glad to visit the big city and delighted to live in Memphis.
Dinner at Pylos for truly great Greek food, which we do not so much have in Memphis. It was a delicious meal, and the clay pots hanging from the ceiling also charmed me. It was a perfect end to a fun sister trip. We appreciated our New York sister showing us around her 'hood.
Martha Kelly is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee.
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