Posts that relate to my own exploration of the world.

Conservative Activism: “We’ve Had Enough Smut!”

Liz and I made our first visit to the Museum of the City of New York this afternoon. It's a great museum and I recommend it--we especially enjoyed the exhibits on protecting New York City...

Watching the Storm Roll In

Shortly before heading into Manhattan for Erika's book launch, I got to watch from my apartment window as a heavy storm rolled in over Manhattan. The photos below were taken over a period of...

The rest of the interview will be centaur questions.

This billboard is right near my office, and I often catch it in varying states of completion. It's great fun.

Long Island City Sunset 03.24.15

These last few months have been rough, but sometimes this city isn't so bad. I took this from the roof of our building the other night, while waiting for a GPS signal before a...

We Are All of Us Irrelevant

Out for a walk one afternoon, and this building just grabbed me. The way it filled the entire frame with faceless identical units, the way it towers over the block despite being set back...

Photo: A rather dramatic NYC sunset

A massive fire injured dozens of people and destroyed three buildings in the East Village today, including my favorite poutine shop. Hours later, Manhattan was still awash in smoke.

Winter has been hard on all of us.

This is the second such hole to show up quite suddenly outside of my apartment building, and I'm wondering if I should be concerned about the building's foundation. What does one even call this? Pothole?...

Tonight’s Manhattan Sunset

Liz noticed this one first, and luckily I was quick enough with the camera to capture it. Anybody know what those clouds are called?

Photos: More Manhattan Skyline

I'm getting better with the long exposures--not good enough to get the picture I want, necessarily, but good enough to get some pictures I like.

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