Archive for April, 2010

If You Can Afford It, This Will Be a Great Thing To Do

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

When I was volunteering during the 9/11 recovery effort down at St. Paul's, musicians would come at lunch and play for the recovery workers. A quartet led by violinist Jorge Avila came regularly. I knew Jorge because he ...

Crossing my Fingers!

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

St. Vincents, the hospital near me, closed this morning. The place was crawling with news trucks. It's sad. This was the hospital for 9/11. It was started by four nuns 160 years ago, in response to ...

Good Morning!

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I will be back at the Census by the time you read this. The People Magazines are piling up. TV shows on my dvr are piling up. I'm not getting reading done, not getting writing done, not getting research done, not exercising, not ...

Thank you, Mavis

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Mavis sent me this New Yorker cartoon! Coincidentally, today, aka day two of my two days off, I'm going to pick up bird seed (and other things), write, go to the library, work at the Grace Church archives, exercise, make my ...

Stressed

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I still haven't quite got the hang of how one has a full time job and also writes a book. I've done this before though, so I know it's do-able. But at the moment, I'm feeling severely stressed. ...