From December, 2014

Quiet Things To Do Alone On New Years Eve

1. Pet a Cat The eternal companion of the lonely, you’re never truly alone with Buttons at your side. What is that? You don’t own a cat because you routinely go out with friends on the weekend? No worries—you’re in luck! It will be easy to catch a alleycat fleeing drunken bar-goers on NYE. Set…

Wheelchair Lift at the Temple of Dendur

With only an hour or so to spend in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I head directly to the Temple of Dendur exhibit. It is an Egyptian temple from the Augustinian period ca. 15 BCE installed in a beautifully minimal granite, windowlit room mostly to itself. I have to ask directions from a guard and…