Category Archive: New York

Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

The bliss of restful waiting in the early afternoon sunshine down on West 14th St, NYC.   

Breakfast in the Big Apple

My plan had been to put into words the magic of early morning Manhattan before the crowds hit the streets but Truman Capote did that with Holly Golightly’s fantasy that is forever Breakfast… Continue reading

Blood Shed in Zuccotti Park

Blood Shed in Zuccotti Park It was a rough day down in Zuccotti Park today, the roughest I have witnessed so far.  For now, all I want to do is soak in a… Continue reading

Police Occupy Wall St: Zuccotti Park Raided

Police Occupy Wall St:  Zuccotti Park Raided Police in riot gear raided Zuccotti park, site of the Occupy Wall St, in the early hours of this morning.  They arrested over two hundred people,… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity

Opportunity Opportunity . . . such a lovely open word, full of promise and possibility but so fleeting. Here in New York the streets are full of opportunity and no more so than… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Possibility

How possible is it for a crowd to change more than the traffic? October 15, 2011, so many thousands marched to Times Square from the occupied Zuccotti Park in downtown New York.  There… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Comfort

Protesting in Comfort! This from Occupy Wall Street today . . .     . . .  through a smudgy lens.  It was that kind of day!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Faces

Faces on the streets of New York. Making the scenes and working behind the scenes, beginning with road crew working at the back of the theatre where auditions for America’s Got Talent were… Continue reading

September 11, Keeping It Quiet

That the sun rises on another day is not only inevitable, sometimes it is a miracle. Ten years ago today the sun dropped from a bright blue New York sky, sinking into an… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

This time last week Hurricane Irene was on the way.  How much would the wind blow?  NYC went into lock down leaving us to sit indoors waiting in anticipation for the full fury… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

Going up.  Looking up.  World Trade Centre.  Rebuilding of Ground Zero.  New York City. Photo taken in the afternoon of 30 August, 2011. iPhone. . . . that we should ever forget.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Flowers

Flowers are the reward for the hard and heavy work invested in gardening.  Nurtured from seeds planted in the dark depths of soil they bloom and grow, maybe even forever.  I think of the… Continue reading

Hot and Steamy Here in the City

Some New Yorker’s de-camp to the Hampton’s, others to Cape Cod, to escape the heat of the city that is New York in summer. I go to the dentist.  Twice, this week! The… Continue reading

“Weekly Photo Challenge: Hot”

Hot Dog in New York City   and his owner cooling off in the shade of Tompkins Square, down in Alphabet City.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned.  Such a state of mind. I could take a mug shot of myself and present a rather confronting picture of old and fashioned what with the facial lines and the lipstick… Continue reading