Category Archives: Personal Kevane life

Solari board at a train station, takes you into the past

My sister reminded me of what these are called.  We had been talking about flying on the upper deck of 747 or Airbus… how for our generation that was “the future” and then of course these are “the past.”

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Bob Dylan at Greek Theater

Went with Elliot last night.  Very enjoyable given the context.  I really liked his arrangement of Blowin’ in the Wind. He mostly played current stuff, and some standards.

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Photographs of me from college

Thinking about today’s selfie generation.  There are very few of me at college until the final semester of senior year and the summer that followed.  I actually do not think I have ever seen a photo of myself during the … Continue reading

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Lithuania in South Africa

I visited the museum today. Spooky to think that somewhere in South Africa are distant relatives of mine.  One of our grandmother’s uncles (something like that) emigrated here in the 1880s, along with 30,000 others from Kaunas. The Jewish Museum … Continue reading

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Yes, when it comes to Oscars, I am a hater

It always surprises me how on week days I run with an inequality-outraged, save-the-planet crowd, who the on weekends rush off to “Oscar parties” to unreflexively participate in… something.  That’s the thing: for me, the something is an envy-unhappiness-inducing corporate … Continue reading

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Now I really can go bankrupt in style

Henry Kevane’s (my brother!) firm announced that he has become a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He will be inducted on March 13, 2015 in Washington DC.  From the American College of Bankruptcy website: Fellows are extended an … Continue reading

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Sarcastics United: Justice Scalia Is our Champion, Literally and Snootily

Justice Scalia might have a different objection. “I’m a snoot,” he once said.  “Snoots are those who are nit-pickers for the mot juste, for using a word precisely the way it should be used,” he explained.  Professor Hasen, on the … Continue reading

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