Archive for January, 2009

Why I’m not a professional photographer, period.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I took this picture of a friend of a friend, it was sometime in the early 80's.  She was an actress and needed head shots. She wasn't happy with the photograph because it came out ever-so-slightly out of focus.  Turns ...

Today I Learn to Podcast

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I signed up for a podcasting class that's being held at the Apple store in Soho today. I did this in a flurry of "ohmygod, how am I going to promote my book" angst. I also signed up ...

Extreme Bad Hair

Monday, January 26th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

This is a detail from my 4th grade class picture.  That's me in the red dress.  I'm in a sea of fair-haired, fair-skinned children.  Even among the brunettes I'm the darkest. I used to think I was adopted, but now ...

It’s the Morning! Rise and Shine!

Monday, January 26th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I've never given the command "rise and shine" much thought.  It was always said to me at a time when that was the last thing I wanted to do so it has negative connotations, but really, it's a nice idea. ...

The Hartsdale Pet Cemetery

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I took these pictures years ago at the Hartsdale Canine Cemetery. It says canine, but they bury all pets. They've been burying them since 1896.  I went to look up something in the Times about it and saw ...