Archive for October, 2015

I Wish I Had Written This

Monday, October 19th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

The Lonely Death of George Bell, by N. R. Kleinfield. It is so astoundingly good I wondered how a writer this great could have escaped my notice. I'm still shocked, but I did discover that he wrote a ...

More Halloween Decorations

Sunday, October 18th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I'm very excited! The place that always has the best Halloween decorations just put up their offering for this year. I will have to come back and film this guy at night, on Halloween, because his swing is ...

Richard Dawkins – the Donald Trump of Science

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Richard Dawkins was speaking in the lobby of the main branch of the New York Public Library, where I've been poring over 150 year old annual reports. I didn't stop to listen to him because he's just so repellent at ...

Nobody Decorates Buildings Like This Anymore

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I love looking up and finding gargoyles and faces and other figures that grace older buildings. This is a figure on a building I always pass by on my way to the library. He looks so sad. In fact, ...

First Halloween Decoration of the Season

Sunday, October 11th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I just spotted my first Halloween decoration yesterday! I'm so excited. My neighborhood always does Halloween right.