Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Best Tuesday night ever

I love the Met. I love it like Eloise loves the Plaza.
Each time I climb the Met steps , two words echo in my head: "Home" and "Mama". 

The Met is weird and wonderful and every time I go there (and I go there a lot) I see something I've never seen before.

Yesterday, thanks to my friend Natasha, I got to enjoy a special tour by her friend Luke Syson. Luke is brilliant and extremely knowledgable and friendly and funny. He knows how to explain the times and habits of the past in a way that makes centuries melt away and touch contemporary hearts. The closest I'll probably get to actual time travel.

Here's a Ted Talk with Luke: