Monthly Archives: March 2009
Helen Levitt: Who Captured NYC Street Life
Helen Levitt, a major photographer of the 20th century who caught fleeting moments of surpassing lyricism, mystery and quiet drama on the streets of her native New York, died in her sleep at her home in Manhattan on Sunday. She was 95.
via Helen Levitt, Who Captured New York Street Life, Dies at 95 | The New York Times
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
The Tent Cities Are Always With Us
The New York Times followed Oprah’s lead today and sent a reporter to cover the growing number of tent cities—”Bushvilles” or “Obamareas”?—sprouting up around the nation.
via The Tent Cities Are Always With Us
Every time I hear of tent cities – I remember my grandmother telling me the stories of the ones on the Mall in DC, many were veterans returning from WWI…
says it is best to be unapologetically yourself…
— D. A. Królak
Dear Beege and Becca
… my mom & I just laughed about and made fun of you!
Human nature finds it easier to blame than to accept shame.
Trust Yourself & Live
“As soon as you trust yourself,” wrote Goethe, “you will know how to live.”
The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
— Christopher Morley
Never Forget: Anthrax Attack on US Soil
Remembering the anthrax attack
Ideologically diverse sources have expressed serious doubts about the FBI’s anthrax case. That leads a key congressman to demand an independent commission to investigate.
Again?!? So Soon?
…is thinking “Oh yaaay” in less then a year—Facebook is instituting another change to the homepage!
Annie Lennox: COLD
The Ecstasy and the Agony
The president’s speech to Congress, brilliant as it was, could still be undermined by unchecked populist rage.
‘Steele has of late been busy promising to revive his party with an “off-the-hook” hip-hop P.R. campaign, presumably with the perennially tan House leader John Boehner leading the posse.’
via The Ecstasy and the Agony | The New York Times
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