I'm a voting nerd. I love it all, New Yorkers complaining if they have to wait in line even if it's only 8 people long, volunteers behind tables guiding voters round the elementary school basement, the inevitable confusion amongst voting officials: "Found the list, found it! Table 92 had it!" I love the clanging sound of voting machines and the gathering of locals exercising their democratic rights. And I will die happy if, when I retire, I'm one of those little old lady volunteers who count ballots by hand in a close election. "What's that you say? 80,652?"
Me in my fantasy future, taking off my gloves so I don't miss any of those ballots.
Speaking of politics, here's a great little article about the election inspired by one of my favorite city squares. I love his description of our little triangle park and its inhabitants.
And in other Herald Square news, check out Daffy's new website, launched just yesterday. Be sure to click on "Buzz" for news on recent acquisitions (yes!) and "Found It/Love It," their video testimonials. And guess what? All you Daffy's shoppers out there can submit a "found it/love it" video for their website. Nice incentive for those of you who have delved into the whole "vlogging" aspect of "blogging." (Are these words even in a dictionary?)
And the first Fashion Herald commenter* to post a video on the Daffy's site is getting some extra incentive: a $25 Daffy's gift card. I'd do $50, but what if someone actually finds the "sting sweater" photo? Then I'm way over budget!
*send me an email when you've posted video
Daffy's Herald Square, 34th Street @ Broadway