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  • pigeons in flight.

    I get an occasional note from readers who are mystified by my choice to live in New York City. All that subway taking. All those stairs to climb. That small apartment at the end of them.…

    April 21, 2015 20 Comments
  • neighborhood musings.

    It was a weekend for long walks around the neighborhood and Sunday afternoon movies and making salsa verde with last week’s tomatillos. Last weekend we searched for bits of autumn, and this weekend it…

    October 7, 2013 7 Comments
  • carroll street bridge

    For the past month or so I’ve been working on a freelance history project with the Brooklyn Historical Society and a public school in the city. Together with a group of ten 4th and…

    March 5, 2013 11 Comments
  • make-believe: a morning walk

    lately i’ve been accompanying james on morning walks to the subway. he usually leaves our house around 8:15. if things are going as planned by that time i’ve published my morning post and my…

    August 30, 2012 18 Comments