Archive for May, 2012

Graham Home for Old Ladies

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I passed by this building on my way to visiting my friend in Brooklyn the other day. Imagine being one of the old ladies who had to go home to that sign every day! "Yeah, yeah. I'm ...

Left By The Ship or: Why does it seem like we rarely do the right thing?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

I watched this enormously sad documentary called Left By The Ship, about the children of US soldiers who were abandoned by their fathers when the father's service in the Philippines was concluded. Actually, I only caught the second half ...

Thank you people in the Military!

Monday, May 28th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

It's no surprise I'm a pacifist (mostly, there are exceptions, sometimes one must fight) so I never know quite what to say to people in the military. It's like any other group, some of you are great at what ...

Sad Sign for Lori Stevens

Saturday, May 26th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A block away from where I buy my catfood, someone put up a sign in memory of someone named Lori Stevens who was struck by a car and killed while walking her dog Moose. Someone considerately added later that ...

Life Going on Around Me

Friday, May 25th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Live from a tiny corner of New York City: Right now I'm hanging out in the bedroom with my cat Buddy, the place he prefers to be. It's been touch and go health-wise with him and I'm keeping ...