Archive for June, 2006

The Pressure of Helping Tourists

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Pressure of Helping Tourists

Last night, on my way to Yankee Stadium, some very friendly visitors to New York asked me a question about the subway map. "What's the difference between the dots with the white circles and the dots with the black circles?" "I don't ...

The Next Ten Years

Monday, June 26th, 2006 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

This is a picture of me and the band I play with, the Manhattan Samba Group. It was taken yesterday. I'm the one in the glasses in front of the guy in the blue shirt. Playing in ...

Ventriloquists are Not Necessarily Tedious

Friday, June 23rd, 2006 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ventriloquists are Not Necessarily Tedious

I watched this really bad, kinda ugly, reality TV show. I can't remember the name, but it had the words "America" and "talent" in it. I'll never watch it again, but there was a ventriloquist act that kinda ...

Big Brother is Back and Life is Worth Living Again

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Big Brother is Back and Life is Worth Living Again

My favorite just-plain-fun TV show is Big Brother, and it just started up for the summer. God, I love this show. I always get the 24/7 feed--you can watch and listen to the people in the house bicker ...

A Kitten, a Turtle and a Bird.

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

My brother Peter told me he has a vivid memory of me when we were children. We were outside, and I was coming around the side of the house carrying a kitten, while a turtle was following behind ...