Category Archives: NYC Experiences

Review of Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote My rating: 5 of 5 stars “He’d been put together with care, his brown head and bullfighter’s figure had an exactness, a perfection, like an apple, an orange, something nature has made just right.” … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon

From the Marathon So this is a bit late in coming, but, well, there’s been lots of stuff going on. If you’ve been following along you know that I was preparing to run the NYC Marathon this fall. You probably … Continue reading

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Bloomsday itinerary

A group I’m in is putting together a very modest meeting and tour of some sites and shops in Manhattan for Bloomsday. Here is the invite (minus a few bits of personal information)–join us if you are around, or follow … Continue reading

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ABT’s Eugene Onegin

I saw ABT’s reproduction of John Cranko’s Eugene Onegin yesterday after catching sight of an ad for it on the NY Times website. Given past experiences I should know to stick away from narrative pieces of Romantic stories, but I … Continue reading

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Armory Art Show 2012

So I have been very busy of late and haven’t had time to blog. Here are a few of the things I’ve been up to: 1) I finished the short stories by Pushkin. If I could change history to make … Continue reading

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Jury Duty

So there’s another hurtle in the way of finishing 1Q84; I’ve been called for Jury Duty, which I’ve come to think of as a rather expensive payment for the right to vote. Here’s a list of observations: I had to … Continue reading

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Onesies

Last night on my way home I ran across a young woman wearing a pink onesie in front of the Dream hotel; she’d just gotten in from L.A., where such apparel is all the rage, had dropped off her bags, … Continue reading

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