Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Gray Lady

An interesting, lengthy look at Jill Abramson, the new executive editor of the New York Times, in the October 24 New Yorker. As complement, here is an interview with Abramson and Jim Lehrer on the News Hour from last June. … Continue reading

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Long way from Butcher Holler

A couple of years ago I saw Grace Potter at the 9:30 Club. Loretta Lynn had played the early show that night, and Grace played the late one. During her set she thanked Loretta, who was no doubt already fast … Continue reading

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Our Street

Starting to go through The Change. And a few other pictures from yesterday’s hike through Glover Archbold Park and Battery Kimble Park.

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Cyndi Lauper presents —

To conclude the formal program at HRC’s National Dinner, Cyndi Lauper gave a mini-concert. She started with┬áTime After Time. It was a moving moment, so I recorded it. The hands of a woman at the table next to me were … Continue reading

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The party before the party

I’ve apologized before, so no more of that. But. Perhaps I should start focusing on pictures and videos rather than words. A friend of mine and I once considered buying the domain name http://www.morefamousthanyou.com. Based on a quick URL search, … Continue reading

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New Header +

We attended HRC‘s National Dinner on Saturday. More photos coming soon, but the new header is cropped from this picture of the after party stage, which featured Mika. I had heard of him, and I recognized one song. Otherwise, I … Continue reading

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