Archive for April, 2018

A Window of Wonder … Bread

Sunday, April 29th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are a lot of empty storefronts in my neighborhood, because the rents are too high to maintain a sustainable business. I keep hoping for the return of laundromats and delis and diners, but that will probably never happen. Unless ...

Owning Cats is Not For the Faint of Heart

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Last night, while in the living room resting, I heard something fall in the bedroom. I wasn't concerned, because the cats knock things over ALL THE TIME. It's their favorite thing, knocking things off other things. But for some reason ...

Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, & Criminal in 19th-Century New York

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Buy Damnation Island from your favorite bookseller or from: Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, iBooks, Kobo, or Amazon. “Horn creates a vivid and at times horrifying portrait of Blackwell’s Island (today’s Roosevelt Island) in New York City’s East River during the late ...

Broad Band Panel at the New Museum

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was on a panel for Claire L. Evan's new book Broad Band: The Untold History of the Women Who Made the Internet (I'm in the book!) sponsored by the New Museum and Rhizome (thank you!). Jaime Levy was also ...

Bodhi and the Humidifier

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Bodhi is fascinated by the bubbles that sometime appear in the humidifier. It's cute, except every morning at 5:30am he starts batting at it, trying to tip it over (to get inside, I guess) and I am woken up ...