Category Archives: Personal

I Scared Myself to Death Yesterday. Twice.

There was driving wet snow yesterday and I needed to walk to the post office a couple blocks from my house. I bundled up (I’ve been sick), with my big white hat, and my long down coat, put on my … Continue reading

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Six Years

My handsome dad It still seems unreal, I miss him every day, and it is still something I do not care to write about. I only wrote about it once, for, of all things, Pixar Week on The House Next … Continue reading

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Happy New Year?

“The Star” (1952). Bette Davis drunk-driving and talking to her Oscar is as good a way to start 2015 as any.

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Year in Review

I may write some magnum opus in the next two days, you never know, but here are links to some of the things I’ve written in 2014, here and elsewhere. I have worked hard to keep my site an eclectic … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

… from me, in my red velvet Christmas dress.

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Early Morning Movie Marquee

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Winter Solstice at Newgrange: “Nobody Knows, Love.”

The winter solstice always makes me think of Newgrange, a place I have been to numerous times (There’s a picture on my fridge of me and my sister Jean at Newgrange, taken by sister Siobhan): Newgrange is a passage tomb … Continue reading

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Conversation With a Pimp From Memphis

I found myself telling this story on Saturday night. Had almost forgotten it, so tracked down the original post. In 2013, I had a half-hour long conversation with a lovely pimp in Confederate Park. (Only in the South…) The pimp … Continue reading

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Shimmering Manhattan

Yesterday, I had to replace my Mac AirPort (a dinosaur, which suddenly crapped out after 7 years of faithful service), and then I was going to meet friends for drinks at the legendary Algonquin Hotel. There’s an Apple store in … Continue reading

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Seen on Thanksgiving Morning

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