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TGL: #7 Warby Parker

A good pair of specs is worth its weight in gold, in my opinion. Warby Parker is one of those companies you feel terrific about buying something from. I visited their Soho showroom in NYC where my friend Victor works. [He’s a talented actor/artist himself;…

October 15, 2013
Food TGL

TGL: #6 Kale

Kale has a special place in my heart. Now that the cooler weather is upon us, it’s time to welcome our leafy green friend back into our lives. Besides having innumerable health benefits, like calcium, vitamins A, C, and K, the stuff just tastes…

October 15, 2013
Photography TGL Travel

TGL: #5 A Weekend in the Country

I’m spending a few days in Manchester, VT with a novel I’ve been meaning to read, my ukelele, and some good friends. Early Autumn is exquisite here, and this is exactly what I need – to get away from the city for a while…

October 12, 2013
Food TGL

TGL: #4 Homemade Applesauce

My beautiful mother used to make homemade applesauce every Autumn with the apples we got from Delicious Orchards or whatever local produce provider we had. One of my finest sensory memories is opening up the lid of that pot on the stove and smelling…

September 28, 2013
Music TGL

TGL: #3 Timo Andres – Home Stretch

This album. Gosh I love this album. I’ll take a bet you’ve never heard Mozart like this before. On first listening, it reminded me of a Peter Schickele romp through a classical piece. Timo Andres reimagined the left hand in the piano part (which…

September 28, 2013
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TGL: #2 The Palomino Blackwing Pencil

These little nuggets of graphite probably won’t make you a better writer, but they might just make your writing process more enjoyable. The Blackwing pencil has a somewhat fabled history. Artists including John Steinbeck, Stephen Sondheim, and Leonard Bernstein have all used these pencils…

September 28, 2013