Amtrak Blues

Amtrak Blues

Here’s a letter I just sent to the Federal Railroad Administration. Hope they find it as entertaining as I think it is. TO: U.S. Department of TransportationFederal Railroad Administration1200 New Jersey Avenue, SEWashington, DC 20590 RE:Grossly Inefficient...
It’s About Time

It’s About Time

12/26/15 I think about this stuff on & off through the years: My words, not Einstein’s. But he also thought about time, didn’t he? Young Einstein If I go to the Past, then it is no longer the Past. It is the Present when I get there. Once I get there,...
Early Elise

Early Elise

My daughter. My Christmas baby. Copake – Rhoda Pond Copake Aunt Grace and Uncle Howard Dad Mike Gruber Mom Trish Swain
Coopernicus

Coopernicus

Through a screen window, with iphone 7 camera!There were a series of Coopernicuses visiting my trees over the years. New Yorkers were mesmerized by the appearance of Pale Male, a red-tailed hawk who took up residence on Fifth Avenue in 1991. As a former New Yorker, I...
My Aunt Grace 2015-2006

My Aunt Grace 2015-2006

This warm, direct, generous, caring soul was with us for 90 years. She played golf up until near the end and passed peacefully at home after an evening out for Chinese food with relatives. We had a small memorial for her in her New York apartment overlooking the East...