Long Island City Sunset 03.24.15

March 30, 2015 New York City Comments (0) 789

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 run.

It’s actually two (or maybe three) separate photos that Google helpfully, and without any prompting from me, made into a panorama. So thank you, benevolent electronic overlords. Continue Reading

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Winter has been hard on all of us.

March 26, 2015 New York City, Personal Comments (0) 424

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? Sinkhole? Abyss?

I looked in, and might have seen tiny claymation demons running around.

It’s been a long, hard winter in the Northeastern United States. If you live somewhere else, I envy you. And your traffic control devices.

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Snowpocalypse 2015: Taking the Cat for a Walk

January 27, 2015 New York City, Personal Comments (0) 771

You may have heard there was a blizzard yesterday. Like most people, we took our cat out for a walk. Mozart doesn’t get to see the outdoors that often, and he seemed to enjoy part of it–though he does not care for noisy subway trains passing overhead.

 

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Long Island City on a Snowy Morning

January 9, 2015 New York City, Personal Comments (0) 780

Google does this thing it calls “Auto Awesome” when you sync your phone photos with Google Plus. Once in a while, you get a little surprise message that some cyborg somewhere has gussied up your photo with an elaborate Instagrammafication. Usually I think it’s nifty but unnecessary. In this case, however, I have to agree with the name. The original photo is below, and it’s nice enough–but that filter above is, well…

Also, I still love the view from the new apartment.

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