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An image of Mrs. Lewis Dingman Brodhead (a.k.a. Mildred Elizabeth Hancock)

As long-time readers of this blog know, Mildred Elizabeth Hancock (1892 – Aft 1940) eloped with my Great Uncle Lewis Dingman Brodhead (1884-1934) on June 23, 1911, at the Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan. 130 more words


The three week window

Two-hundred-and-fifty-nine days have passed since I booked this trip to the United States, and only six remain before it becomes a reality.

When I booked the sole plan was to visit Mac DeMarco and write a great story worthy of peoples’ time. 491 more words


The Minstrel In The Gallery

Fuji X30 – 1/120 @ f/4 – ISO 200

Excuse the title but I’m a very big Jethro Tull fan :)  Taken on a beautiful Saturday in Central Park, NYC with fellow… 24 more words


October 22, 1883: When the Fat Lady Sang

In April of 1880, a group of 22 men met at New York’s Delmonico’s restaurant. These were men of considerable wealth – Morgans, Vanderbilts, Roosevelts – nineteenth century industrialists, bankers, … 281 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

TEFAF New York

We were told, by a German art dealer, that Koons is buying medieval art. There is plenty of that along with works from antiquity, presented by 94 international galleries at TEFAF’s inaugural New York show (October 22-26). 40 more words

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