Mama didn’t take the Kodachrome away

Yesterday morning, I worked down in the basement preparing for Hurricane Irene’s flood-threatening arrival. And while rearranging the stacks of boxes to get them as high off of the floor as possible, I hit the mother lode of photo albums and boxes of photos—yes hard-copy photos, redundant copies of pictures and other shots that didn’t … Continue reading

Butter or cheese? No, thanks

A bagel order caused an argument in a New York Starbucks.

Simple courtesy would’ve prevented a Columbia Ph.D. from a police escort out of Starbucks.