Monthly Archives: October 2008

Someone had to let go

Somebody couldn’t help themselves. This wad of balloons was tangled up a lamppost on a friend’s street. Somehow, finding lost balloons seems to me to be a good omen or good something. Once in a while there will be one … Continue reading

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Naval gaze this, Thursday

Buen provecho..

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Origin of man and woman

One of my French cousins is a priest in Singapore. Recently, he married two friends there. It happened to be on the same day my sister married upstate. He e-mailed to share with us the homily he wrote for them. … Continue reading

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Blue

The photo was snapped around 6 PM EST Saturday in between rain showers. For a few minutes that evening, the sky turned a glowing blue. It seemed to cover the clouds, Palisades, bridge and river. Strange atmosphere. Beautiful. Sublime? No … Continue reading

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Not one prune for you

Q was planning to eat one prune for dinner tonight. My plan was to starve through an afternoon of interviews in Harlem and then capture the video to an external drive on campus in the evening. As usual, the technical … Continue reading

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Maximum overdrive

Growing up, coming to accept that cars and trucks coming to life is the stuff of fiction was harder to grasp than the modern day myth of Santa Claus. Even today, this truck seemed to be motoring along on its … Continue reading

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Blame it on the rain

It has been raining on and off all afternoon, with a couple major showers and some big winds blowing through. It isn’t too cold, but is the perfect day for comfort foods—meatloaf, smashed pots and gravy. Buen provecho..

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