Archive for March, 2013

Seen in the West Village, Manhattan

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

My only goal yesterday was to buy a Willa Cather novel. I've read My Antonia and O Pioneers, both of which I loved, so I was looking for another to try. First I went to the Strand and then to ...

I Hope the Gardner Museum Gets the Vermeer Back

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Many of you are probably aware of the big art theft that took place at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. The FBI recently announced that they know who the thieves were. I hope that means the ...

Nature is too nature-y for me!

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was watching two cute baby eagles being fed, and it was all very sweet until dad show up with what looks like—I swear to god—a dead baby kitten or puppy or something to feed them. If you go ...

Steven Levy Finds Einstein’s Brain

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

My friend, Steven Levy, found Einstein's brain. I love this story. It was 1978, he was 27 years old. It just shows what you can do with a little (or a lot) of persistent digging around. You ...

Finney Lives to be Tormented Another Day

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments »

All good news from the vet, Finney's blood work is perfect. The vet attributes the weight loss to mostly Bleeck, and a little to my meager efforts to feed him a tad less. Thank God. Finney does seem happier lately. ...