April 21, 2007

An inconvenient but good day

10:35 a.m., Bergdorf Goodman handbag department: Me and Susan frantically calling 411 and texting Google trying to locate Buff Spa, which used to be in the beauty department at BG. / 10:50 a.m., Equinox: We found the new Buff Spa. We are late. We lost our appointments. / 11:10 a.m., American Kennels: Ogle the baby English bulldogs and play with Pomeranians and Pugs. Susan almost buys a miniature Doberman Pinscher. Her shoes are killing her. / 11:30 a.m., Duane Reade: Duane Reade does not sell flip flops. / 11:40 a.m., Nine West: There are no nice flip-flops at Nine West. / 12:00 p.m., Gap: Susan buys brown suede flip-flops. / 12:20 p.m., 30th St: Locked out of Susan's office. / 12:30 p.m., Nail bar: Spa pedicures in massage chairs. Essie "Minimalistic." Ah. / 1:10 p.m., 30th St: Let in to Susan's office, drop off paperwork, bags, binders. / 1:30 p.m., Koreatown: Lunch. / 3:00 p.m., Fifth Ave: Rolling down the street with distended tummies from too much lunch. / 3:20 p.m., Verizon: The technician can't fix the Treo. / 3:45 p.m., American Eagle: They don't have the shorts I want. / 4:00 p.m., Union Square: Get handed two free eco-friendly light bulbs. Score! / 4:20 p.m., Home: We crash out and watch "The Girls Next Door" on E! and three episodes of Little Britain. / 7:00 p.m., Manna: Inexplicably hungry again, we eat Sundubu and Bibimbap.

(They are opening a California Pizza Kitchen in Murray Hill.)