Archive for December, 2014

Memories of the Crack-Filled 80’s and Murder Rates

Monday, December 15th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

I spotted this vial on the street the other day. I remembered the 1980's, when I'd walk out of my apartment in the morning, on my way to work, and the street would be littered with crack vials like ...

Millions March New York City, 2014

Saturday, December 13th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

None of my pictures adequately conveys how many people were here and are still out there as I type. I know because helicopters keep buzzing by. Also, for some reason my camera was set to the wrong setting ...

Unlikely Christmas Lights

Saturday, December 13th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This picture doesn't communicate the sheer immensity of this crane, but what I was trying to take a picture of was the Christmas lights someone strung along the arm. Even though it's there to do a terrible thing, to ...

Millions March because Black Lives Matter

Friday, December 12th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This weekend is going to be a busy weekend. The Loser's Lounge tonight, the Millions March tomorrow, where hopefully I won't be among the arrested. I was just thinking that one of the good things about protesting in a dense, ...

Christmas Music

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Stephen Mager, the conductor of the Arcangeli Chamber Chorus and Orchestra, sent me their holiday CD of Christmas carols (settings by Mager). Each carol should be part of the soundtrack of a movie, they are all very lush and ...