Five Quotes (and poem excerpts) from Allen Ginsberg

 Photo Credit Irwin Allen Ginsberg June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997  To read his poem Howl in it’s entirety or to listen to Allen Ginsberg read his own poem, click here.  “To gain your own voice, forget about having it heard. Become a saint of your own province and your own consciousness.” “America I’ve givenContinue reading “Five Quotes (and poem excerpts) from Allen Ginsberg”

Five Quotes from Jack Kerouac

  Image found here.  Jean-Louis “Jack” Kerouac March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969 I can say with all seriousness that the first time that I read On The Road, and later The Dharma Bums, it changed my life; changed my way of thinking. I was in college at the time (culinary school) and myContinue reading “Five Quotes from Jack Kerouac”

A Few NYC Photos

I thought I’d share a few photos from my recent trip to NYC. The above and the bottom are two of my favorites. When I was a child and would run through the house my mom would sometimes yell, “Slow down…whad’ya think this is, Grand Central Station?” I never knew what she meant until IContinue reading “A Few NYC Photos”