Archive for November, 2016

I am Currently Trapped Beneath a Sleeping Cat

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

And I've been meaning to post a link to the best comic of all time, which wonderfully represents the absolute tyranny of the sleep cat. You're welcome. Bleecker. In order to keeping working on the section I'm editing I ...

Another Note from New York Foundling

Monday, November 28th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

Quick backstory: The New-York Historical Society has a collection of records from the New York Foundling Hospital. Among the collection are five scrapbook of notes from parents and others about children who were left at the Hospital. ...

So, Thank You!

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

He's still here. Hair's growing in. Everyone I love is okay. Despite the odds against it, I exist.

Maybe this will be the year I get a tree!

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I had to stop getting trees due to the cats, they just destroy them and all the ornaments, and "oh my god, what if one of them swallows a pine needle and it gets stuck in his throat??" There ...

Where are all the Blackwell’s Island photographs?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

You'd think there would be tons. There was a lot of interest in the place, if only for the lurid stories about the Lunatic Asylum. But I've found so few photographs of the institutions on Blackwell's Island (now called ...