Author Archives: Christina M. Rau

About Christina M. Rau

Poet, blogger, writer, editor, professor

Done and Done, For Here For Now

This blog has come to an end, but if you want more: A Life of We Yoga, Write, Tea, Repeat My page on Facebook My boards on Pinterest Or find me on Instagram, Vine, and Momentage as @christinamrau — so … Continue reading

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Call Of The Hot Dogs

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Call of the Mermaids

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this … Continue reading

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The Pink and the Green

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The Call Of Coney Island

Taking in the rich history of Coney Island is a project.  First, you need to get to Coney Island.  Second, you need to look up at the ceiling at Stillwell Ave.  Third, you need to walk outside into the bright … Continue reading

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On Brooklyn Heights

Sherida Paulsen and Francis Marrone made an extended encore appearance today to discuss the definition of historic districts and how Brooklyn Heights came to be one.  Things I learned today: 1. New York City’s laws about preservation of a historic … Continue reading

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Now I Could Sell Anyone The Brooklyn Bridge

I learned so much about the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday that I could probably hock it at the corner market for a pretty penny.  From Robert Zagaroli, Richard Haw, the Rudolph Burckhardt film Under The Bridge, and Ken Burns’s documentary … Continue reading

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The Barge Man And The Pigeon Boy

June 22, 2010 could possibly be the longest day in the history of days.  Several lectures and a bus tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard was not enough.  No, no.   Lunch at Bubby’s and a quick visit to the Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Navy Yard By Bus

The Navy Yard in Brooklyn today stands as a private community of bustling artists and manufacturers near Vinegar Hill.  The once castle-like gates at Sands Street have been truncated and now announce the Brooklyn impound.  Many buildings could host scenes … Continue reading

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