Articles by

James Bornemeier

02/15/15 4:30pm
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

One of the primal experiences — and joys — for New Yorkers is going to a Broadway play.

Of course the feelings drummed up by seeing actors embody characters invented by playwrights and authors can be just as moving in a play on Shelter Island. Broadway offers considerably more technical bells and whistles and the acting talent is a bit deeper. (more…)

11/22/14 11:00am
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

After my descent to the basement laundry room to unload the dryer, I encountered an older woman I had seen many times in the elevator line we share in our Manhattan co-op.

Usually she has a dog on a leash going out for a walk. Over the years I had noticed that she had several dogs, all utterly unremarkable mutts. They had one thing in common: Sniffing my pant leg once then turning away from me with a pained look. I found out some years ago that they weren’t her dogs.
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