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Dogs (And Their Owners)

Sometimes I realize what a plebe I am. I will, for example, never sit in the middle of Central Park with my four pure-bred dogs while an artist painstakingly captures the moment in a painting. I don’t know whether this is a rich person thing or a dog lover thing or simply a “weird people”… Read more »

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Hammers and Matryoshka Dolls

  New days, new very weird discoveries. I was walking around Chelsea this afternoon when I came across a hardware store that sold rows and rows of Russian matryoshka dolls… And offering them on sale, at that! I want to say something about the entire thing being a symbol of the current state of the… Read more »

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Just Your Average (New York) Day

Washington Square Park has its fair share of extraordinary characters. This Sunday, one of them went straight for the fountain.  

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Just One Good Post of the Week

As you could probably already tell, I am not going to write my weekly round-up of internet links this week. The reasons are not particularly interesting to share: out-of-town visitors and inundations at work. Instead, I am just going to post the single greatest thing to circulate the interwebs over the last few days and… Read more »