Monthly Archives: September 2006


For those of you who have been asking me to promote nepotism, and requested to see more work from my favorite poet, here is the following:   departure   that night train crouching snug in the quay like a shell … Continue reading

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New York Vistas

I had promised in my last piece to post some photographs of New York. For those of you who are nostalgic and for those who have never been, here they are, in no particular order and with no particular theme. … Continue reading

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New York State of Mind

New York State of Mind   I returned early this morning on the red eye from New York. It was an intense (what other kind is there in Manhattan) but fun visit. The occasion was the wedding of a dear … Continue reading

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20,000?   I glanced at the statistic page of my blog, and saw that sometime early this week I rolled past the 20,000 mark on the number of hits on this site. I realize that many of those stops were … Continue reading

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Redwoods   Many people don’t realize it, but they can find California redwoods not only in Big Sur, Muir Woods, and points north, but right here, in the LA basin. Perhaps it’s just as well that this knowledge is opaque … Continue reading

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