Corky and I took a beach vacation last month, and as I tend to do at the beach, I brought along my big fancy DSLR. I’m pretty happy with how a few of these came out, so I thought I’d share them. Most credit is to her, of course–as a hobby photographer, it’s awfully nice […]
I got curious about Newtown Road, which runs through my neighborhood in Astoria, Queens (home of no Amazon headquarters, yay!!). Newtown is an odd street, in that it cuts diagonally through almost all of Astoria, a neighborhood otherwise situated in a careful street-and-avenue grid. So I did some digging. Turns out back in the 19th […]
My second day in Ireland with Corky was supposed to be the day she ran the Cork City Marathon. Instead, a couple of weeks before the race her doctor advised her that a nagging foot injury would need some time off, so we just watched and cheered. A shame, because pre-race scouting suggested she had a […]
The first day of my first visit to Ireland: Limerick, two castles, and my favorite castle ruin.
Corky and I had the good fortune to visit Ireland in June of 2017, visiting Limerick, Cork, Kinsale, Cashel, and Dublin. We took the opportunity to visit as many ruined castles as possible, and I took a ton of photos. Here are just a few.