Category Archives: the view from here
The good news is that the Empire State Building was not swinging in any direction. Oh, and I finally understood that ‘gubernatorial’ was not a colloquialism…
Every now and then, especially in midtown Manhattan, there is nothing quite like the joy of stopping to smell the roses, taste the strawberries and have a swing…
Some serendipity moments cry out for a caption. While I maneuvered to capture this one from the privacy of the rear, it occurred to me ( with gratitude! ) that when my parents go out to lunch they only have … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day – this one is for the bears…!
It has been a week of picture perfect snow, sunshine and then enough rain to wash poor wincey out. The watery effect on the eight inches of snow was to turn NYC streets into a sea of slippery slushy ice. … Continue reading
If there were any shepherds in NYC yesterday morning, there were none within cooee of our back door by last night…
Even our snowman had frostbite. His nosey carrot of fresh organic origin turned black and his apple eyes teared up. With the big chill on the way I thought he would become a permanent fixture in our frozen garden. Then … Continue reading
Hercules was not the hurricane we were expecting. Instead of the fury of 56 KM winds and zero visibility, we awoke to a feathery stillness on Friday morning with a good six inches of snow and glorious blue skies and … Continue reading
In case you are wondering what clothes to bring to NYC this Christmas, you’ll need more than your Speedos. An hour on the balcony after my swim this morning and my bathers didn’t dry, they froze!