Monthly Archives: December 2009

1000 points of light for peace in 2010

We ended this year as we started it, in a cathedral. The year’s beginning found us at Grace Cathedral, calling for blessings and grace for the yet-to-be-inaugurated President, and tonight found us in the world’s largest Gothic cathedral, St. John … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

Or, maybe, that should be “Fire and snow,” but, somehow that doesn’t sound as dramatic. As you can see we woke up this morning to find snowflakes falling densely and silently over New York. Central Park had already been transformed … Continue reading

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What we have here is a failure to communicate

So, true, there was no post day before yesterday, on the 28th. It was one of those things: I thought blog, back in Menlo Park, was going to post something. Linda and I spent the evening in fine New York … Continue reading

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New York state of mind

We walked down Fifth Avenue last night, from 78th to 48th with a short dogleg through Rockefeller Center then over to Eighth. This is my first trip to New York since I’ve been hemiplegic, and I was determined to navigate … Continue reading

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Ahem…

Please see What we have here is a failure to communicate.

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New York, New York

It has been a long time since Linda and I were in New York together, and we couldn’t be happier about the first day of a 7-day stay in the Big Apple. Yesterday’s cold rain gave way to a brilliant … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

To all who care, a very merry Christmas! We just finished a feast of crab and home-made soup with Son John, daughter-in-law Julie and granddaughter Grace and will be headed over to their Oakland digs tomorrow morning. Blog, btw, has … Continue reading

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