New York: The Final Bookstore Ramble

C.J. and I head home for California tomorrow.  It has been a wonderful three weeks in New York.  The best thing about an extended stay is that you don’t have to cram everything into one day.  You can get up late, have breakfast, see a sight or two, have a nap, eat in or out,…

My New Favorite Play: Indecent by Paula Vogel

See that text in the picture.  That’s a projection, a device that will be used throughout Paula Vogel’s wonderful new play Indecent. There will be one towards the end that says “An impossibly long line.”  It will break my heart. This is the fourth play C.J. and I have seen on our trip to New…

Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, New York

I’ve failed. Should have seen it coming really. For this long stay in New York City–20 days cat-sitting in Brooklyn–I vowed to buy only one book per bookstore visit.  And to visit no more than one bookstore a day.  The buy one book was to be a requirement which, while it might force me to…