Losing With Facts

Trying to win with facts is like a boxing match using pillows instead of boxing gloves: you and your opponent will likely score a lot

Explaining Away Complaints

Many local governments have a problem: they know it, they ignore it, and it doesn’t go away. This problem goes by different names, like –

Something for Reference Librarians

The reference librarian should be at the very center of community life. Explain please. I’ll explain. It all begins with a directory of locally available services and

False Face Sculpture

In terms of reasonableness, this is absolutely one of the craziest things I have ever done, and it took about a year to do: a

I love reference librarians.

I’ll bet that’s a sentiment not often expressed these days. Not due to any fault of the librarians, but for the tectonic-like shift in their

Free Art

Which means just that: no money exchanges hands and it’s yours. Why? I have boxes of this stuff which will only end up in a

From Rags to Riches

Not exactly rags to riches: but from risks to resources. Let’s try and manage communities – villages, towns, cities – by connecting dots, or as

My first exhibit, January, 1972.

The original silver print: 2 negative sandwich of fireworks in Coney Island and Clare photographed in Rockwood park in Tarrytown (the small building was torn