A day or more in NYC

Today we descended deep into the bowels of mid-town Manhattan to take the #7 subway-line across town.  It was hot down there, close to the earth’s core I imagined, and crowded. The throngs –  frowning, uncommunicative, tightly bunched together, all clutching their glowing rectangles waited while the platform shuddered, signifying a train in motion- somewhere – … [Read more…]


One might now consider us New Yorkers in the broadest interpretation of that assignation having resided here for less than two non-continuous weeks.  Our month in the city evolved into only three weeks due to forces within our control however  not necessarily within the parameters of particularly good judgement. But we are now here for … [Read more…]