Archive for September, 2015

Instagram

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Because the world can't have enough pictures of my cats. I just opened an Instagram account, but now I have to get back to work writing so I haven't experimented with uploading a photograph yet. But I had ...

When Charity Got a Bad Name

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

As some of you know, I'm working on a book about Blackwell's Island, which was the name for Roosevelt Island in the 19th Century. They also called the island Welfare Island from 1921 - 1971, because back then welfare ...

Pope Watch

Friday, September 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

The thing is, I'm not going to be in any part of town the Pope is going to be in. And I'm feeling kinda lazy. My choices: 8:30 a.m. Visit to the United Nations and Address to the ...

Pope Fever

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

I admit it. I'm getting a little caught up in the visit of Pope Francis. Maybe I'll try to catch a glimpse on Friday. That reminds me! I was there when Pope John Paul came to ...

Further Proof of my Never Learnage

Monday, September 21st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This was at a pet adoption event at Union Square yesterday. I passed through on my way to a Roosevelt Island tour. (Thank you, Judith Berdy!) This is the pet that stole my heart (along with a ...