Archive for January, 2015

The Boston Blizzard of 1978

Monday, January 26th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I loved this blizzard so much it made it into my book Waiting for My Cats to Die. I'd just seen this lovely movie, After Life (Roger Ebert gave it four stars). In it, everyone who dies ...

Storm is Threatening!

Sunday, January 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I started this post this morning, got side-tracked, and now it's 8pm. I don't remember what I planned to post about because I'm all about the coming storm right now. I LOVE SNOW. Please, please, please don't ...

Black Lives Always Mattered – Part Two

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Four days after Thomas Aikens was beaten up and his eye gouged out, (see the previous post) Samuel Edmund Laurie was beaten by Patrolman Zakutinski, [Shield #18396, Precinct 32] and as a result of this beating, died in Harlem Hospital ...

Black Lives Always Mattered – Part One

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This post is in honor of the movie Selma, which I saw last night. I know there has been criticism about the portrayal of LBJ, but after reading the back and forth I side with the filmmaker. To ...

Bleecker on the Speaker

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was going though my pictures of Bleecker, looking for a simple headshot of him to add to the banner, and I discovered I don't really have one. But in the process I came across a few shots of ...