It was a dark and stormy night….

Everybody knows the life of a photographer.  Exotic locales… half-dressed celebrities lined up waiting to have their picture taken for a magazine cover…. sipping on wine coolers…. nipping on cheese…. waiting for the light to get right…. paychecks the size of a pirate’s treasure…. Don’t believe me?  Just ask any photographer you know!  They’ll tell... Continue Reading →

A Special Place

We all have them.  A favorite place we like to visit.  Not a whole city, but a tiny corner, a park bench or favorite coffee shop that somehow becomes our happy place.  This is where we go to think, to wonder, to relax, or just to be.   We have a favorite New York place. ... Continue Reading →

Fall Came and Brought Her Colors

The chill comes unexpectedly, as if it is hidden in a summer breeze.  While it is difficult to describe, you know it when you feel it.  In that moment you know summer is dancing her swan song and winter is preparing for her debut. For me, those moments are filled with regret for the loss... Continue Reading →

ESPN Game Day in Times Square

The nearest college football game is 523 miles away.  Well, a game with a significant team (Ohio State)   playing.  But that didn’t dampen the excitement or the size of the crowd here. ESPN’s Game Day came to Times Square this morning.  We jumped up and took off to see Kirk and Corso, the other two... Continue Reading →

La Guli

Jerrys friend Chris offered a recommendation when he heard we were headed to Queens to chase graffiti art.  He said we would thank him when we were over hating him.  We had to see what he meant by that.  The place was LaGuli Pastry shop on Ditmars in Astoria, just steps away from the end... Continue Reading →

The Umbrellas

  If you live in New York City you will need to have an umbrella.  We didn’t have one when we got here.  We now have 4.  The important thing to remember about umbrellas is you have to have them with you when it starts raining.  They do no good if they are at home... Continue Reading →

Nice Night for a Walk

  It felt unusually nice because it was unusual.  The temperature was in the low 70’s on an August night.   There was a cool breeze coming off the Hudson.  The night was calling us to Riverside Park.  This park is a green way that runs the coast of the Hudson from Battery Park up... Continue Reading →

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