Congratulations to Al Gore (and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) on winning the Nobel Peace Prize! Now comes the (continued) hard part of somehow trying to save the world from itself.

Saturday: Friend and I went to Tea and Sympathy. So worth the wait. Clotted cream and scones. Earl Grey tea. Welsh rarebit. Delicious!

Sunday: CultureFest 2007, in Battery Park, downtown Manhattan. Every arts and cultural institution must have had a table at the event. Great stuff.

Time Magazine’s cover article on “The Incredibly Shrinking Court” by David Von Drehle – I may not agree with the article’s thesis that the US Supreme Court has less relevance in the lives of people, but it is an interesting read.