Archive | July, 2012

The Twelve Days of BlogHer ’12: 2

Driver waiting, Walter Kerr Theater, W 48th St, New York, NY.

The close observer will note that one of the stage door fans’ poster reads “A Little Night Music.” I had just seen this musical inside with none other than Elisa Camahort Page, BlogHer co-founder, who had casually offered on Twitter that she was going, and did anyone else want to go, and I went, well heck yes I want to go, that’s Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch in one of Sondheim’s greatest pieces! Mrs Dad will seethe in jealousy, but still! Count me in!

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The Twelve Days of BlogHer ’12: 3


Man reading, New York Public Library, Main Branch, 5th Ave at 42nd St, New York, NY.



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The Twelve Days of BlogHer ’12: 4

Late night hot dog, New York, NY

I stumbled a little behind on these since, oh, workingroundtheclock. So two today. Since I am definitely still counting the hours to the event.

They’ve been night scenes for several nights in a row. So next ones, daytime ones. Six of one, half dozen of the other, since it sure enough is the city that never sleeps.  Once I looked out of a window after midnight to find a queue of more than twenty hungry folks at a stand (hot dogs? falafels? ice cream? does it matter?).

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The Twelve Days of BlogHer ’12: 5

Approaching Times Square, New York, NY.

And because who can resist it, a little George Benson for the occasion. “I won’t quit ’til I’m a star on Broadway,” sang George back in 1978. He won a Grammy that year for that recording (Best R & B Vocal Performance), and he’s still performing today. Or if you prefer the original Drifters version (1963), here you go. Either way, you’re welcome.

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