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Trip To New York City: On the Train

Trip To New York City: On the Train

I pulled away from the plaster dust from out home remodeling project, and took a short business trip to Manhattan. I hadn’t been to the city in 22 years, since I was a young drama student in the 1980s. And New York is just as fabulous and exciting as it was then. This is the […]

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Manhattanhenge

Manhattanhenge

Oh very funny! I saw this (blog.flickr.net/en/2009/07/13/manhattanhenge) at the Flickr Blog today: noticed that photos of Manhattanhenge are starting to flow in from last weekend. What’s Manhattanhenge? >> a biannual occurrence in which the setting sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan’s main street grid. The term is derived from Stonehenge, at which the […]

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Photo Hunters: Dark

Photo Hunters: Dark

UPDATE: I didn’t know it until after I posted this– I was checking news headlines this afternoon; I see that last night some people were trapped in the Empire State Building elevators when construction workers had accidentally severed power lines to the building. OOPS! These folks were REALLY in the dark! All is well, although […]

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The Boring Traveler

The Boring Traveler

The New York Times has a colorful travel section online, but I’ve generally avoided it because it revolves a world apart– a higher echelon– from me. I just can’t make myself get excited about wild nightclubs in Slovenia (the new liberation) or “Hawaii on a dime” (face it, if you’re going to vacation in Hawaii, […]

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