Archive for June, 2016

Stonewall Right Now

Sunday, June 12th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

People gathered to mourn and respond to what happened in Orlando. There was a large crowd, and they were organizing a march as I was leaving. I couldn't see or hear the speakers so I can't really tell ...

Mourning So You Think You Can Dance

Saturday, June 11th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This essay exactly sums up all my objections to the latest version one of my favorite shows, So You Think You Can Dance. The new version features children. As I tweeted, it's watchable, but the show has lost its depth ...

The Summer’s Lap Swim Contest and Cheating

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

I'm trying to decide whether or not to enter this year's lap swim contest. Backstory: Every summer the NYC Parks & Recreation Department sponsors a summer lap swim contest. Anyone who swims 25 miles by September 2nd gets a tshirt and ...

Edouard Marcel Sandoz

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Among all the wonderful gifts I got (and I'm not saying I have favorites, this is just the most photographable) is a reproduction of an Edouard Marcel Sandoz sculpture given to me by Huntington branch of the Horn family. Isn't this ...

Sixty vs Fifty

Monday, June 6th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

I was freaking myself out last night looking at pictures of myself from this blog on the day I turned fifty. That reminds me, I can do posts like "Ten Years Ago on this Blog." Could be fun ...