Scene in the City. The first session

Scene in the City has been a recurring series of random pictures and comments tweeted from the streets of New York. It’s been going on for a couple of years now. I’m always walking around. I’m alway taking pictures. And I’m always seeing things. Odd things…➤ Read More

P.S. And then the snow finally arrived

That foreboding winter storm, incongruously identified with Hercules, finally arrived late Friday night. I would have preferred calling it after Ganglati, servant to goddess of the frozen northern underworld, Hel, but...➤ Read More

Ghouls are about the streets

Over the last couple of weeks, as fall has been slowly turning down the heat, I’ve become increasingly aware that something else is turning up. First the pumpkins and the mums...➤ Read More

The ginkgo. There's an orchard hidden on my block

Out front, on the street, the ginkgo leaves have finally fallen. They turned bright saffron-yellow and gold over the last week or two. Then suddenly, and seemingly all at once, they fell together...➤ Read More