Category Archives: elections

The big ugly? Could be worse.

I am, during the day, an evangelist/apologist for the system that provides New York City politicians with public money to run their campaigns. (If you found your way here from my twitter feed, you probably know this already.) Depending on … Continue reading

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They Just Don’t Make Big Announcements Like They Used To

These are silly times. I will always have a warm fuzzy feeling remembering 2008. That was the kind of presidential campaign you can tell your grandchildren about. There are some of us for whom presidential politics serves as major league sport … Continue reading

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It’s papaya Wednesday!

Silence is no fun. It can be calm, peaceful, sometimes beautiful. But it is not fun. So I’m going to try and have some fun here, today and more frequently going forward. These days, I measure the passage of time … Continue reading

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Five things about September 2011

I am preparing for my first full week as primary daytime caregiver for Sarah while her mother returns to work. So how am I preparing for a day chasing the whims of my infant daughter? I put her down to … Continue reading

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Five things about June 2011

It has been a very long time since I’ve added words to this space.  I’ve been neglectful of my time and craft. Truth be told, I realize the Internet may not be clamoring for yet another blog post pondering the … Continue reading

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Bodegas, re-mapped. Plus, Open NY.

A small bit of geekery for you, if you have the time. I’ve been messing around a little with the best way to map these guys… The map I posted the other day was built from a Google Fusion table, … Continue reading

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