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My Drum Teacher is now an American Citizen!

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Ivo Araujo, the founder of Manhattan Samba, who taught me how to drum, became a United States Citizen last week! He said he was the only Brazilian that day. (I love the anti-Trump poster above.)

My Camera Saga Continues

Friday, September 15th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I tried out my new camera, and I just now took it to the post office and sent it on its way back to Canon. It's not a bad little camera, but I've used the G9 for years, which ...

Predawn View of the Tribute in Light

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

For the first time since 2001, I had to work on 9/11 and didn't make it down to St. Paul's Chapel on the anniversary. That's okay. But I missed seeing my friends.

Fashion week: Outfit Seen on 5th Avenue

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I still have a camera borrowed from a friend. God I miss having a camera with me everywhere I go. I know that technically I always did, with my phone, but I do not like the camera phone ...

Buyer’s Angst

Friday, September 8th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I never hit the enter key on the camera I wanted to buy. It was just too expensive. I am buying this camera instead, and a refurbished model. I'm also buying the red version, because it makes me happy. ...