|Hannah's Room Redux|
|People people pay tribute to Thaddeus Novak, son of one of their own.|
|The amazing Thaddeus Novak died after a long wait for a lung transplant that ultimately failed. You can read about this brilliant polymath here. Thad spent many an hour at the People offices as a child, and the celebration of his life became an impromptu celebration of our lives with him as well. I'm saying this poorly, but I know what I mean.|
|Dick Burgheim, my boss at People; David Hiltbrand, the man who took my job.|
|Nothing like some nice bone marrow on a cold day.||Despite all the fotofooling in the world, I couldn't get my foot out of the picture.|
Should you wish to make your very own bone broth, here's a recipe. I'd add ginger.
And if you want to prepare marrow bones, ask me. But I doubt you will.
I await comments. Like: "Eeew."
|Yes. I had to walk two blocks to attend.|
|Summer 2015 in Post-Its|
|"Mouth Full of War"|
|Bill Dugan as a young soldier, 1969|
|My body is in Manhattan|
However, no sooner did I get here (above) than Block Island followed me. Episode 4 of Showtime's The Affair (see premier here) is set on Block island, and whether my previous guests were flagged by that or by the popularity of Block Island this past summer (booming business), they started writing in early, trying to get the weeks of their choice. So now I am doing the juggle with the knowledge that, inevitably, someone is going to be unhappy. I am already overbooked for 2015.
|But my mind is on vacation|
But then even I don't read magazines or print newspapers any more.
I'm not sure about the candy—are they all still manufactured?
Here's an interesting piece called "The Bad News About the News from the Brookings institute. Read all about it (online) and weep.