Archive for May, 2013


The joy and wonder of riding the buses and rails in this bit of paradise.

How to Publish a Book of Photographs

Marilyn Suriani

Marilyn Suriani

Marilyn Suriani published a wonderful book of photographs and interviews, “Dancing Naked in the Material World,” with me back in the early 1990s. In this interview she explains how she got her work done.


“I choose my friends for their faults,” a buddy once told me. I do so love that line.

"Laura," by Jaume Plensa, outside the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY

Jaume Plensa’s “Laura,” at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY

The Fond and Futile Appeal

“Please don’t take that the right way.”

Let’s Cooperate

People who extol the virtues of collegiality tend to be iffy colleagues. You of course are an exception to that.