Monthly Archives: January 2013

Forest (In Between New York City Greenspace)

I like these New York City “Forever Wild” sites. I took these pictures in the bird sanctuary in Riverside Park between 116th and 124th (?). The little strip or slice of forest green space runs across the side of a … Continue reading

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Night Drive (“Primitive Physical Delight In Motion For Its Own Sake”) (Serial Form)

I like the night drive home going fast east on rt. 80 towards New York City. You’re joined up in the groove along a string of red light, with strings of red lights and strings of white lights zipping past. … Continue reading

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Where’s the Center & Who’s Israeli & What Comes Next? (Israel Elections, 2013)

I’m not sure what just happened in the Israeli elections except that the right-right wing got clipped on the chin by centrist Yair Lapid, a handsome man who seems to have captured the center of Israeli politics. Which means what? … Continue reading

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My Little Pony

My 4 year old daughter simply will not tolerate television shows and books without girls. My Little Pony, Pokemon, Scooby Doo, New Looney Tunes, Amanda Pig, Ladybug Girl, and anything with princesses. There has to be a girl. This I … Continue reading

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Red Barn Landscape (Central New York)

These shots are from one of my favorite spots up above a valley on the way down rt. 81 a bit south from Syracuse. I like the big red barn, the close horizon line, the striated fields, and how a … Continue reading

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Techno-Humanism (Lewis Mumford, Technics & Civilization)

Am just finishing Lewis Mumford’s Technics & Civilization, a classic from 1930 that still has a lot of punch. I think I was reading Jeremy Stolow’s Deus in Machina, and Mumford’s name keeps popping up, in a good way. I’m … Continue reading

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RIP Dear Abby

A little late, but RIP, Dear Abby, “Pauline Friedman Phillips, Daughter of Jewish Immigrants.” All the obituaries made a lot of Dear Abby’s  common sense, while the Daily Forward picked up the Jewish angle. I like how these old photographs catch … Continue reading

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