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  • Obama 2008 - doorsixteen.com

    Thanks, Obama.

    November 5, 2008: I keep this newspaper in a special box, along with a copy of the New York Times from the day of the first lunar landing. Today I’m keeping it…

  • I moved to Albuquerque! - doorsixteen.com

    Surprise! I moved. Again!

    I know, I know…it’s getting more than a little ridiculous. This blog has been a document of six homes I’ve lived in over the past ten years, and now I’m adding a…

  • Black Lives Matter - doorsixteen.com

    BLACK LIVES MATTER.

    “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu Another day, another black life lost at the hands of police. And I listen…

  • Forty years old - doorsixteen.com

    Forty.

    Last week, I turned 40 years old. Two weeks before that, my life changed. The past three weeks have been exciting, terrifying, and filled with emotion. Marking a fortieth birthday—a real milestone,…

  • packing to move - doorsixteen.com

    Packing up Door Sixteen.

    It was never my plan to document the process of selling the house, and that’s primarily because I knew I’d want to respect the privacy of the buyer, but also because…well, because…

  • More than EVER!

    Herman Miller modular sofas, via Cooper Hewitt It’s a beautiful day in America. How far we’ve come! To reiterate and expand upon something I wrote four years ago: To every tireless LGBT…

  • Farewell, Yaffa Cafe.

    Photo: ‘Open All Night, East Village, NYC’ by Shawn Hoke I woke up this morning to the sad news—delivered by the excellent EV Grieve blog—that Yaffa Cafe has officially ceased to exist.…