Posts Tagged ‘ NYC ’

SHARING MY BIRTHDAY

SHARING MY BIRTHDAY

I don’t mind sharing my birthday!! May 24th. It’s fun to find out who was also born on that day or what special event happened. Take for instance, Bob Dylan, Rosanne Cash, Patti Labelle, Queen Victoria, and even my dear friend, Steve Goldstein, has the same birthday as me. And this morning I found out that...

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STORM WATCHING AND MY ENCOUNTER WITH A GIANT FROG

STORM WATCHING AND MY ENCOUNTER WITH A GIANT FROG

I’ve been a storm watcher since I was a little girl and the other day NYC had a real drencher. I knew it was going to be something to take notice of when the sky turned a sickly grey-green and a heavy mist covered the buildings in the distance, making them look milky. It...

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THE CITY THAT KEEPS SMILING

THE CITY THAT KEEPS SMILING

I just read on-line this morning that NYC is the most expensive city to live in on the USA Continent. There is no question about it, things are expensive in this town but somehow folks get by. Last count there were over 8 million of us living in Manhattan and its surrounding four boroughs. But...

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2013 NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN’S ORCHID SHOW

2013 NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN’S ORCHID SHOW

I don’t go every year. It’s not that I don’t like orchids, there always seems to be so much going on in my life when the show is scheduled. But I try to make the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show every couple of years. This year I went with two friend, Mary and...

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DEAD OF WINTER AFTERNOON RETREAT

DEAD OF WINTER AFTERNOON RETREAT

When you look out the window in the middle of winter and see a bright sun shine, the sky a deep blue, don’t be fooled, it could still be mighty cold out there. That’s how it was the other day when a friend and I went to check out the Malaysia Food Festival in...

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Happy Lunar New Year and a Snow Storm

Happy Lunar New Year and a Snow Storm

Last night the east coast, from New Jersey all the way up and into Canada, got a winter blast of snow. NYC only got about 5 inches of the white stuff, but farther north they got quite a bit more snow. I took a walk in Central Park this morning and there were many...

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IT’S BLUSTERY IN NYC TODAY

IT’S BLUSTERY IN NYC TODAY

Those who live in the NYC area already know this, but it is windy, windy today!! I bought a small live Christmas tree this year, deciding to keep the major holiday decorations out on the terrace, and now that little tree is wagging and waving like crazy in this wind. I wouldn’t be surprised...

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STRANGE TIMES

STRANGE TIMES

I really don’t know where to begin with this blog posting, and some of what I’m going to write about is old business by now. Two significant storms have come and gone through the East Coast, and though the area where I live was not badly damaged by either of the storms, some parts...

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