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Winter will come soon enough

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

As though it were yesterday, I remember the time my dissertation advisor, during one of his undergraduate course lectures, quoted Charles Baudelaire’s The Eyes of the Poor. At the time, I was his graduate teaching assistant, sitting in one of the Sackler Auditorium‘s last rows — his courses were popular, so he got the biggest […]

All Eyes

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

Imagine Jane Jacobs in the late 1950s, early 1960s, pleading the case for Boston’s Little Italy — or perhaps New York’s Lower East Side — with The American Look (subtitled: “A Tribute to the Men and Women, Who Design”) from the year 1958 arrayed against her. Arrayed? What am I saying? That presupposes an arrangement. […]


Sunday, October 1st, 2006

I decided to renew my “paid” account at flickr again. Now all my old photos are back, and I uploaded some new ones. It was geotagging that snared me in again…! And flickr is really useful for some new projects I’m working on… But I’m still “badge-challenged.” Hence just a little truncated version: Yule’s […]

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