Archive for June, 2009

Pools are open!

Saturday, June 27th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was walking by the Carmine Street pool (featured in the movie Raging Bull) and I saw they were filling it up.  Today I read that the pools are open!  I don't use the city pools actually, particularly the one ...

Loser’s Lounge Last Night

Friday, June 26th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

This is a really good one, don't miss it if you're in NYC. It's a battle of bands thing, Neil Young vs The Eagles. I'm not an Eagles fan, I have to say, so the battle part was ...

Nature

Thursday, June 25th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I've been walking the same four blocks every day for more than a week in order to describe them for this proposal I'm writing.  This is all for what is going to amount to four paragraphs probably!  But they will ...

Mohammad Ali Abtahi

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Everyone is understandably talking about Neda Agha Sultan, the Iranian woman who was shot to death during the recent protests, but Mohammad Ali Abtahi, a former vice president of Iran, who was on the Daily Show on Monday night, really got to ...

Please Help Me Identify These Plants

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments »

And one bird.  I'm describing something for this proposal I'm working on and I'd like to identify at least a few of these plants.  I can't believe how few growing things I can name.  Dogwoods and gingkos, that's about it. ...