Archive for July, 2018

Merchant’s House Museum Garden Talk

Sunday, July 15th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was so nervous before my talk at the Merchant's House Museum Garden on Thursday, but it was delightful. Margaret Halsey Gardiner, the executive director of the Museum, couldn't have been more welcoming, as was Tim Ranney, who invited ...

I Miss my Pigeons

Thursday, July 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I used to feed pigeons on the roof of my building, but I had to stop due to landlord complaints, and the expense. The pigeons would wait for me every day and it broke my heart when I knew ...

I’m very late at promoting these events!!

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I’ve got two book events coming up, both in very lovely settings. One is tomorrow. TOMORROW. It will take place in the Merchant’s House Museum garden as long as it doesn't rain! The other one is on Monday, July 16, ...

Manhattan Samba

Sunday, July 8th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The band I played with for many years, Manhattan Samba, played out on a pier near where I live. I went down and shot some film of them, and I'm going to edit it later in the week. ...

Fireworks From My Roof

Thursday, July 5th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I don't know why, but every year I feel less and less inclined to go up to my roof to watch the fireworks.  Who am I?? The first time I saw fireworks was out in a great big field ...