Archive for June, 2008

The Pleasures of Not Coming in Out of the Rain

Monday, June 30th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

My band, Manhattan Samba, always does the Gay Pride parade every year. I almost didn't go this year because it was so oppressively hot. Thank God I did because this year there was a torrential downpour. It ...

Restores My Faith in Humanity

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Everyone probably already knows about this place, but I wanted to mention a website called PostSecret. The first time I went, the first few secrets were about awful things people had done and I just immediately went away. ...

A Different Kind of To-Do List

Friday, June 27th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

- See Wall-E. - Buy mineola oranges (my favorite fruit). - Curl up on the couch and read. - Eat bread soaked in olive oil that was sent by Cricket. - Relax in a lush bath and read some more. - Watch the Katee ...

Damnit! I Picked the Wrong Gig to Miss

Thursday, June 26th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Damnit! I Picked the Wrong Gig to Miss

My band, Manhattan Samba, played with Gogol Bordello recently and I read a few blog entries describing it as the party of the year. It looks like it, too. MY BAD. Damnit. In other news, people have ...

Don’t Shoosh Me, Mean Lady!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

I went to sing last night at St. Luke's (the Faure Requiem and the Vivaldi Gloria) and the choir director wanted us to repeat the second movement of the Faure, as a prayer for peace for ... but I ...