Archive for June, 2012

Things I’m Doing Instead of Going Out There

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

- Learning one of the dance routines for National Dance Day. Last year even the so-called "easy" one was too hard for me. Talk about an esteem-crusher. But I must not have been alone because this year ...

Secret Gardens of New York City

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

There are tons of secret gardens all over New York City, but these are on the water and they have a particularly special feel. I passed them by on my walk up the east river. I thought I ...

RIP Nora Ephron

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I gasped when I read that Nora Ephron died. It's a cliche I guess, but she always wrote in a way that made you feel as if you knew her, so it was like an acquaintance had died. ...

Bieber Fever is Not a Symptom of Fear

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

For as long as I can remember, girls going crazy over a teen idol has been explained as evidence of fear of sex, and a way to have a crush from a safe distance. Like this from a recent ...

I Didn’t Drum

Monday, June 25th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I stayed home and worked on my author photo. By the time I was done the parade was long over, but I went out for a walk. On Saturday I'd taken a picture of an empty-but-barricaded Christopher Street, ...