Category Archives: Writing

On the street in snow

This was a day of all weather.  It went from a fairly warm 50 degrees in the early hours to wet snow and, rain and then wet snow with temps in the mid thirties . Not the ideal weather for … Continue reading

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Time to lay aside the blame and work for peace

When things go wrong, Joshua has a saying.  ”You can blame, or you can learn.” Most of the world seems hell bent on blaming Israel for what is going on in Gaza.  All perspective seems to be lost, and attempts … Continue reading

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Why we should care about the sale of spray paint

Last week Maya and I were at Michael’s craft supply store in Manhattan, and standing at the checkout we saw a display of spray paint with a sign taped over it: Turns out that this law was one of the … Continue reading

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March 31 photo of the day

31 days have flown by, and here we are at the end of this month of photos. I’ve decided that from now on I won’t post every day (at least not the photos) but will do an end of the … Continue reading

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March 25 photo of the day

I probably should have saved yesterday’s firefighter photo for March 31, because how do you follow that? Minimally, that’s how. In this case with a photo I took at night in Union Square.   The building whose brick looks red … Continue reading

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March 22 photo of the day

It is officially Spring, and today it even felt like it. The birds in Central Park have been singing up a storm for the last week or so, letting us know that it won’t be long until we’re all able … Continue reading

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March 20 & 21 photos of the day

My Mom is visiting for a few days.  She flew in to LaGuardia on Thursday afternoon and, well, there are never more taxis in one place than waiting in line at the taxi station at the airport. Since she’s here, … Continue reading

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March 19 photo of the day

More than half way through this month’s photo project I found myself thinking that the rest of the month would be difficult; what more is there to photograph?  (I know how ridiculous this sounds, given that I live in NYC. … Continue reading

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March 14 & 15 photos of the day

Yesterday I met a friend of mine for breakfast.  We spent a lot of the time talking about creativity; what sparks it or sustains it,  whether it be in writing or photography or art.   I mentioned that when I’m … Continue reading

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March 4 photo of the day

Photographer Amy Arbus spent some of her time during the 1980′s photographing unique individuals in the East Village.  Most of the time the people were not famous, but those who caught her eye and had a flair.   The portraits … Continue reading

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