Category Archives: Friends

Friends

I had breakfast this morning with an old college friend.  He was in town to run the NY marathon for charity and I reached out to him on twitter and made the time to catch up.  He was my best … Continue reading

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Lemmy!

It was my birthday yesterday; Kim threw me a lovely party on the roof which was very touching and appreciated.  I’m not very good at letting myself be at the center of attention like that, but it was small group … Continue reading

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Eddie Izzard at the Bleeker Theatre

Fantastic show on Sunday evening by Eddie Izzard at the Bleeker Theatre.  Kim found out about this unadvertised warm-up show and managed to actually score some tickets for it!  As you can see from the photo above (thanks to Kim’s … Continue reading

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David Byrne – Bicycle Diaries

Went a great talk at B&N last night given by David Byrne and three other panelists.  Mainly a book launch for DB’s new Bicycle Diaries book, but also a discussion on urban planning / transportation, etc. Which led me to … Continue reading

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Memories of Akla

I was just uploading pics from my camera and I found these portraits that I took of Akla the weekend before he died.  I’m happy and sad at the same time, because he does look happy and contented sitting in … Continue reading

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On the Vineyard

I love Martha’s Vineyard – another case of where I’m surprised that I like somewhere.  Sure the rich people and the crowds bug me, but is that so different from NYC?  I have a dream that one day I’ll be … Continue reading

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Trip to Grange-over-Sands

I got back from the UK on Tuesday afternoon after a flying (no pun intended) visit to the UK for my mother’s 70th birthday dinner (although she claims it was the annual old lags dinner that just happened to be … Continue reading

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Bold-face names?

Chey and I made the gossip column in the Minneapolis Star Tribune last weekend, but I’m not going to link to it because she asked me not to 🙂 Nothing terrible or salacious at all – just a funny run-in … Continue reading

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Skiing at Hunter

I went skiing to Hunter mountain yesterday with Jen and although it was icy, I had a lot of fun.  It’s a little ironic, because today I woke up and it’s snowing hard with 3-4″ of accumulation in the city … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Life Lived Online

I posted about this topic on my work blog too – the challenges of making public statements through posting and trying to keep work and personal separate.  Working in the industry and thinking about this stuff a lot, I recognize that … Continue reading

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