Archive for January, 2015

Records From the Municipal Archives

Monday, January 19th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

Like many records I went through at the Municipal Archives, these records are upsetting. If the City was getting involved, that generally meant that something had gone wrong. That said, they also stepped in to do wonderful things, ...

Evidence that I’m Feeling Better

Friday, January 16th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm out and about taking pictures of dogs and dog walkers. I feel the longing between that white dog and the little girl. Oh please stop, dad! Let their love bloom!

Where have I been?

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I got hit with some weird, but not horrible virus. I feel better now so I'm off to see Selma. I haven't been doing much except watching tv, and there wasn't a lot on. Watched West Side Story ...

“It is every artist’s secret …”

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I loved this line from the end of Willa Cather's novel The Song of the Lark. It's about a singer, in fact a friend of mine summed up the novel perfectly. She called it: The Portrait of ...

My Next Book – Blackwell’s Island

Friday, January 9th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

It's official. I'm going to be doing a book about Blackwell's Island (now Roosevelt Island) for my most fabulous publisher, Algonquin Books! I am beyond belief excited. Those who know me know that this is so, so, ...