I moved away from New York almost ten years ago and I haven’t been back to visit the city in six. Much is as I left it, but some has changed.
This month’s National Geographic Magazine and this week’s The Economist each have an article about Edmond Halley, of comet fame.
Our trip to New York yielded many photos of buildings, people, and public art.
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The construction site at the World Trade Center as seen from our hotel room after last night’s rain.
For breakfast I ate the first decent bagel I’ve had in years.
Times Square seems like the center of the universe, if only because it’s as bright.
One thing I’ve always wanted to do is visit the tomb of Alexander Hamilton.
“Look, there’s Newark!” I exclaimed as our plane landed.
Photos from last week’s trip to Chicago.
The Lego store had bins of loose Legos you could mix and match for a custom set.
Another example of over-the-top Chicago architecture.
Our hotel room had these interesting but hardly useful mirrors.
Out of peanut butter asparagus ice cream again.
I think I’ll go to Happy Hollow Park instead.
Why, I believe I’ve detected an April Fool’s Day article in this week’s The Economist.
I found a downtown fire hydrant freshly, brightly, and sloppily painted.
Those are flowers, not snow, on the tree outside our window.
We crossed the footbridge by bike over the churning, roaring dam and found a dragonfly sculpture.
In February I vowed to unlock the mysteries of Twitter’s appeal by using it more. I haven’t even tried. I must have more important things to do, like writing about it.