Mrs. New York Portraits needed a new umbrella. The small, ultracheap ones you buy in a Duane Reade don't last, so she pointed me to a good one -- with white puffy clouds on blue skies underneath. I bought it for her, and it arrived, and it was great.
I mentioned, though, that it seemed like it might catch the wind. Like most things, we debated that for a while.
This morning, walking in the Bronx, I was very surprised to see the identical model, clearly blown far away from its owner. It sat just inside the fence of a park where the famous black squirrels roam. I'm hoping they figure out how to use it.
Icarus in Fort Worth at Tribute Film Festival - Our short documentary "Icarus in Fort Worth" screens Saturday at the Tribute Film Festival in Abilene, Texas. Tickets are free. *The Tribute Film Festiva...
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