Archive for October, 2008

What I Was Hearing in the Street

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was hearing things like, "Stop.  Stop.  STOP!!  STOP IT!!  Oh God, oh God. Too late."  I looked down, and nobody was missing an arm or anything.  But they opened up a fire hydrant to clean up something.

This is How Much I Suck at Food Shopping

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

  This is what I got for $43.12 at Balducci's: A container of stuff from the salad bar, a mozzarella sandwich, potato ships, Half & Half, blackberries, two macoun apples, goat cheese ravioli, puttanesca sauce, and walnuts. That ...

Finney Does the Halloween Black Cat Pose Thing

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Right? This is the pose you see in a million Halloween black cat representations. Boo! I am feeling lazy beyond belief today. I don't even feel like drumming in the parade, but I'm afraid not to. Aly's dying has me in ...

New York City Gets Ready For Its Favorite Holiday

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I was walking home from new sneaker buying when I saw this line of people lining up on Broadway to buy costumes. That's Grace Church on the right, where my choir sings. Pretty amazing line there.  Also amazing is how last minute these ...

This Post Brought to You by Stephen Policoff

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Stephen wrote the liner notes below at Aly's request, in 2001.  (Picture courtesy of Karen Cattan.) It reminded me that I used a line from a Leisure Unit's song in one of my books. Only the lonely live ...