Monthly Archives: February 2010

For my next house, or this one, or the one of my dreams

Check out these photos (thanks, Loretta!). Jason & John’s Hyper Saturated Home, Part 2 House Tour | Apartment Therapy New York.

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Now let us praise Dickens and Dostoyevsky and oh, so many others

This wonderful essay from tomorrow’s NY Times. I am posting the whole text so I can keep rereading it myself. February 28, 2010 Essay I Was a Teenage Illiterate By CATHLEEN SCHINE At the age of 26, when I returned … Continue reading

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RIP, EBO man

Easy-Bake Oven Inventor Ronald Howes Dies at 83 | Serious Eats. The original was the ONLY one to have. I can still taste those very peculiar light-bulb-baked cakes. It was fabulous. Thanks, Mom and Dad! and Mr. EBO, of course, … Continue reading

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Another reason to miss Brooklyn: Tanoreen

I see that Tanoreen has come up in the world. It used to be a tiny, tiny place. Now–marbled?! But of course the food was always the thing. Restaurant Review – Tanoreen Restaurant in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn –

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Fabulous photos

These amazing photos of Hawaii courtesy of Daily Kos: State of the Nation. Amazing sights!

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In local medical news . . .

A story you may not see elsewhere.

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Remembering Lucille Clifton

I loved Lucille Clifton’s work. Some marvelous things in this piece. Remembering Lucille Clifton.

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Must-read about Haiti

Great article about Haiti and Partners in Health here. Tracy Kidder is one of my favorite writers, and he knows the background to this very well. 

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links for 2010-02-15

Taco Night! Hey, guess whose guacamole this is? (tags: guacamole)

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Eyewitness account

Friend Alice provides her own very colorful account of The Great Fall of 2010: “It was a dark night. Two feeble candles dully flickered on the steps pointing to the welcoming lights of the house below. I leapt down the … Continue reading

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