Give Alms to All Who Ask?

Give Alms to All Who Ask?

Come to a reception for Jerald Pope here at Chifferobe next Friday 5-7 PM In New York City in the Eighties you couldn’t walk from your apartment to the subway station without getting accosted by countless panhandlers. Friends who lived there at that time felt sorry...
Thanks, Kiddos!

Thanks, Kiddos!

Something strange happened yesterday as I was driving to work. A song by Aaron Burdette came on the radio and when he sang the line, “I wish I could go back and do it again without the stress…just the happiness,” tears started running down my face. I don’t think...
Adding Cool Stuff to the Collection

Adding Cool Stuff to the Collection

One of the new designs by Andrea Freeman of Freeman Clayworks I read a wonderful essay by Anne Lamott yesterday morning on Facebook. She is facing a birthday this month, and as we all do, she is questioning how it is possible that she has reached an advanced age so...
Spill it, Sister!

Spill it, Sister!

What’s up at 44 Cherry Street? Last week when I asked Lorraine about Frederick, she burst into tears and told me between sobs that he was gone! “Gone???” I asked. “What in the world happened?” Grandpa Ron and Max She was crying hard and couldn’t speak, so I...
Where will this portal lead us?

Where will this portal lead us?

Wood sculpture of a noisy crow, $150 The first thing I read this morning was an excerpt from an essay by Indian writer Arundhati Roy that a Facebook friend had posted. In “The Pandemic is a Portal” Roy contends that the changes wrought by this now two-year-long...