Archive for September, 2013

Dogs are Great

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By now everyone has probably seen this, but here is an endearing translation of a conversation between two dogs. And this is a picture of a window garden behind my building. I wish it was my window garden.

Thank You Wellington Square Bookshop and West Chester ACDA

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I was in Pennsylvania yesterday, talking about my book at the Wellington Square Bookshop and at West Chester University, at a meeting for the local chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. My God, Pennsylvania! I mean, first, check out ...


Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The picture below is of a sign I passed by on Bleecker Street, two blocks from where I live. Oh how I laughed and laughed. Yeah. Right. Sigh. (I'm sure it's a great deal.) There's ...

Imperfect Harmony Review in The Atlantic!

Friday, September 20th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Woohoo! Imperfect Harmony was reviewed in the Atlantic, alongside Jhumpa Lahiri. I seriously love this review. "In this one-of-a-kind celebration of singing with others, I’d call her pitch nearly perfect ... The thrill of being caught up ...

Life With Cats

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I looked over and saw this, and I immediately thought: trouble. Usually a scene like this would be followed by Bleecker pouncing on Finney, me jumping up and shouting, "NO!" to Bleecker and "I'm sorry," to Finney. Sorry ...