Paul Muldoon and his partner, novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz, talk to the New York Times about their experience downsizing from a home in New Jersey to an apartment on the Upper West Side. “Of course, coming from New Jersey and in my case from Ireland,” said Mr. Muldoon, 62, the poetry editor of The New [...]
None of my readers should be surprised to see gold declining. GLD has been in a Stage 4 decline since early 2013. Check out this weekly chart. GLD will be of interest to me on the long side when it retakes its 30 week average (red line). gmi: 6 gmi-2: 8 t2108: 45
A few months ago, we quoted the EU trade commissioner Karel De Gucht, who is responsible for handling the TAFTA/TTIP negotiations on the European side, as saying: "ACTA, one of the nails in my coffin. I'm not going to reopen that discussion. Show More Summary
Dear Bossip, I have a boyfriend and we’ve been together 8 months, but he’s been locked up 4 of those months. I’ve been by his side every day since. He still has 12 more months to go. I do
This week, a poem from my Aunt Jeanette. As a side note, I’m often amazed at the quirky similarities between the two of us. When I was younger, I used to spend HOURS in the loft of the old barn, … Continue reading ?
I have completed my initial impromptu 10 year survey of the transportation security administration. I was drafted into this wretched task as a side effect of my work with my first documentary. Whereas previously I might travel one or two times a year by plane, I suddenly found myself taking dozens of flights, until I […]
I admit it -- I'm a sunny side up kind of gal. I tend to be optimistic. I look at the bright side. One could say that my yoga practice reflects this, as I thoroughly enjoy Sun Salutations. If I'm...
There are actually five musical instruments visible in this picture. Not immediately obvious are the left-handed ukulele on the bookshelf (it’s my wife’s) and the mandolin, the case of which can just be seen on the left hand side of the picture. And yes, these instruments get a workout. I’m teaching my daughter “While My […]
My earliest memories are of hunting camps, eating food cooked over a campfire or a Coleman, and sleeping on cots in canvas tents. Our first home in Montana was a cabin my father built from logs in the Gallatin Canyon on the side of a mountain. I grew up climbing rocks and trees, wading in Read more...
It’s time for another roundup of my favorite man bags, the ones that have recently inspired me. Not only to do some shopping for the men in my life, but to get in touch with my tomboy side. Minimal and functional, sensible and stylish: they’re all about simplicity. Read the full post Top 5 Latest Man Bags: Behind Every Good Man… which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
When I was in the eighth grade, my father had a friend named Andy Spriggs who lived down the street. After the New Year, Andy stripped his Christmas tree of ornaments, sawed the branches down to nubs and laid the trunk by the side of the curb. Show More Summary
Every so often someone asks me something about learning throws on their non-dominant side, or someone recommends to me or my students to learn to throw left seoi or left osoto or something. I have mostly resisted this because one ofShow More Summary
Just because we reside in a lower-income community doesn’t mean my child should have lower potential. People in better-off communities like Park Slope or the Upper East Side want to lower standards for my child. -- Ayana Bowen in NY Mag (Bill de Blasio’s Most Difficult Challenge)
NYC's 'tropical grit-pop' duo is gearing up for their highly anticipated
By Matthew Levy: I have recently been spending a lot of time on eBay (EBAY) and PayPal, both buying and selling $1000's worth of merchandise. I have experienced the "negative" side of eBay, making me rethink my ties to the service. I...Show More Summary
"Do I have enough in my checking account to go out tonight? Phew, yes -- but only for two drinks!" That's how most of us manage our money. But if you ever want to see the other side of a million bucks (or just get out of your money rut), you totally have to take 30 minutes and do what I do every three months. Show More Summary
Two things… 1. When I first moved to New York in 2002, I remember going out in my neighborhood at the time (the Lower East Side) and running into a few people in Santa costumes drinking at Max Fish (which is now sadly closed). There might have been a dozen of them, and they were all polite and civil.
Yours the Moon Yours the moon mine the Milky Way a scarf around my neck I love you as the night loves the moon's dark side as he sky, distant, endless, wears her necklace of stars over her dress under my scarf hat she wears against the...Show More Summary
In 1996, visiting a mall during an out-of-town trip, I suddenly felt dizzy while descending on the escalator. The sensation rapidly resolved, but to be on the safe side, I went to a local emergency room. My evaluation included a CT scan of my head; the results, I was told, were “normal.” Shortly after returning [...]
Tyson Apostol has provided a lot of comedy on Survivor over the years. Some of it was intentional, with his