Laurie Anderson Wrote Another Really Lovely Essay About Lou Reed

Rocker Lou Reed with wife Laurie Anderson a kiss backstage at "Arts on the Highwire," a benefit concert for the New York Arts Recovery Fund at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The fund assists artists and arts organizations struggling in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 disaster. (Photo By: Richard Corkery/NY Daily News via Getty Images) Photo: New York Daily News/2013/Daily News L.P. (New York)

"Finally he asked if I wanted to go to the Audio Engineering Society Convention. I said I was going anyway and would meet him in Microphones. The AES Convention is the greatest and biggest place to geek out on new equipment, and we spent a happy afternoon looking at amps and cables and shop-talking electronics. I had no idea this was meant to be a date, but when we went for coffee after that, he said, 'Would you like to see a movie?' Sure. 'And then after that, dinner?' OK. 'And then we can take a walk?' 'Um . . .' From then on we were never really apart." Read the rest here.