Archive for April, 2015

New York City is in bloom. And dogs.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I probably do this every year, but there's a certain section of my book where I worried that people would think it was made up. I'm describing 11th Street. "... there’s a stretch where for a brief time during the ...

Holy shit, Tim Daley is My Age

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

I was watching Madame Secretary and I googled Tim Daley and learned that he is exactly my age. There's no getting around it, Tim Daley is aging a lot better than I am. Quit it, Tim Daley! You’re making ...

Thank you, Laine Nooney

Saturday, April 18th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Yesterday I spoke at an amazing program titled, Mistakes Were Made, produced by Laine Nooney. Laine, you did a great job, and can I just say that the speakers you chose were amazing. Every one of them was ...

Saving Young Black Women from the Gallows

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I've been researching an 1829 execution of a 21 year old black woman for my book, and I came across two other sentences of death. 18 year old Diana Sellick, who was scheduled to be hung on April 18, ...

Through the Passageway

Monday, April 13th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

If you are interested in education and the history of education, I just got this blurb about a book written by a friend of a friend. I wish I had gone to City and Country School and had someone ...