Author - Dan

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Lively Chairs

We like our dining room chairs.  Even Jack seems to appreciate the design of the chair — the gently splayed back leg, the upturned ear of the backrest. Of the set of six chairs...

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More Windows

The cute little window at the rear of the garage is in.  Nearly all of the windows are in place now. The Breakfast Area is all glassed in.  The windows have a protective film on the...

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Park Closes At Dusk

We happened upon the best 25 minutes of the day almost by accident.  John thought it would be a nice time of day to drive along the road that sneaks under the George Washington Bridge...

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New Toy

Sophie the cat posed for me today when I was playing around with my new camera at our friends Ragga and Junah’s house. The camera is a new model by Olympus – the OMD EM-5. It is a...

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Windows!

The contractors have been on window detail for two days in The Destruction. The results are very satisfying. When it comes to selecting a window, the beauty is in the details. When we had...

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Filmmaking

The film DELMAR that John and I helped Matt produce has just been included in an online film festival ‘We Speak Here’ at cultureunplugged.com. We are excited that our film will reach a...

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Itching For More

I’ve been wearing the scent of Tea Tree Oil the past few days. Not because it’s a trendy new fragrance, but because I am using it to treat a rash from poison ivy on my neck. It...

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Graduation Day

I attended the graduation ceremony yesterday morning at Will’s school. His year at pre-school went by so quickly. Before you know it, it will be September and he will be starting...

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Surcee

We first encountered “surcee” in the lyrics of a song. John and I saw a City Center Encores production of “Where’s Charley?” in 2011. We didn’t understand what the actors were...

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Alone In The House

Sometimes I get a quick dinner in the cafeteria before the ballet. It’s not as fancy as upstairs in the Metropolitan Opera House, but it is very convenient and reasonably priced. A...