Archive for August, 2018

“Thirty years ago, we had a chance to save this planet.”

Friday, August 17th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A haunting, upsetting, infuriating article about a missed chance to minimize the effects of global warming. I am so grateful to the people who researched the article, the author, and especially all the heroes named within the piece, who tried ...

Fort Tryon Park Gatehouse

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Whenever I walk through Fort Tryon Park I always think how lovely it would be to live here. There's a gatehouse which is one of only two structures which remain from when it was all Cornelius King Garrison Billings's estate. ...

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Sunday, August 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

This is a fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan, and also up at the Cloisters (which is part of the Met). These pictures were taken at the Cloisters. I wasn't thrilled with how most of my pictures came out, but ...

Thank you West Village Chorale

Sunday, August 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Every year the West Village Chorale puts together a season of Summer Sings (this is what choral people do when their choirs are off for the summer). Last week I went to the one conducted by John Maclay, the ...

My Old Band! Manhattan Samba!

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I used to drum with this band. We'd play every weekend at S.O.B's and at every parade. It was great fun!! But I got tired of the late nights. I could really participate in gigs like this ...