Archive for August, 2019

A Half-Century Old Nightmare

Monday, August 19th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

When I was very young, maybe toddler-aged, I had a nightmare about floating speakers in the sky. I remember it all these decades later. Not why the speakers were so terrifying, or what was coming out of them, maybe voices ...

A CURIOUS LIFE: From Rebel Orphan to Innovative Scientist

Sunday, August 18th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Don't you miss a president who values science and scientists? (As if there weren't a billion other reasons to miss Barack Obama.) But here is Obama with Thomas H. Haines, the co-author with Mindy Lewis, of the book, A Curious ...

On my to-do list: Lous Livingston Seaman

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

In my book Damnation Island I have a quote from a paper titled, "The Social Waste of a Great City," by Louis L. Seaman. I've been meaning to research Louis Seaman to learn more about him. He seems ...

Buildings Seen From My Roof

Sunday, August 11th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The non-famous ones. I have a nice view of the Empire State Building and One World Trade, but I've posted lots of shots of those. These aren't the prettiest. Just the ones that caught my eye this afternoon. First ...

Max Yasgur

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I woke in the middle of the night, as per usual, and I ended up watching the Woodstock documentary on American Experience. It was a great documentary, and I couldn't take my eyes off it. I will pay for this ...