Archive for December, 2013

Christmas Windows

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

This is a detail from a more old fashioned Christmas window type decoration. Those skiers and that ski lift are mechanical and they are in constant movement. I have some things I need to shoot uptown tomorrow. ...

The Deaths of Lynne Carver and Lynn Carver

Monday, December 16th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Yesterday I watched the 1938 Reginald Owen version of A Christmas Carol. I'd forgotten that in this version the actress who plays Bess, the fiance of Scrooge's nephew, was Lynne Carver. Lynne Carver lived in my building! ...

Russian Chamber Chorus of New York

Friday, December 13th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was invited to attend a dress rehearsal of the Russian Chamber Chorus of New York, directed by Nikolai Kachanov. I love these behind the scenes looks. At one point Kachanov demanded that they sing the piece in ...

Thieves of Giant Christmas Bulbs Strike Again

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

These two little boys were fascinated with the giant Christmas bulbs on the tree behind the New York Public Library, at Bryant Park. SO CUTE! I took this picture on my way to the NPR studios yesterday for my appearance on ...

My Favorite Christmas Shows

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

This started out as a post defending the movie Love, Actually. I agree with most of the complaints about it, but I still love watching it anyway. Mostly for Bill Nighy, who I adore and want to marry. ...