Archive for May, 2016

Secret Gardens

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

When I lived on 11th Street between Waverly and West 4th, our building shared a garden with Saint John's in the Village. It's a beautiful garden. I haven't seen it since the 1980s, but at the time it ...

Hart Island

Friday, May 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was so impressed with this article in the New York Times about Hart Island I was inspired to upload some pictures I took when I visited the Island years ago. Hart Island is the home of New York's ...

Elsie Renee’s Oke Doke Bar

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I already posted about Elsie and the Oke Doke here. But it was a bar on East 84th Street that I used to go to back in the early 1980s. Kevin Connell was nice enough to send me ...

Early Shot of Bleecker

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

He looks so innocent in the picture below. I took that not long after bringing Bleecker home for the first time. How could we have known that to this day his favorite thing in the world is jumping ...

The Country of Ice Cream Star

Monday, May 16th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm still reading my friend's book, The Country of Ice Cream Star. It's going to take me a while because of work on my own book, but it's just blowing me away. I recently read this line in ...