Monthly Archives: March 2013

Loneliness: Bus stop

One feels that sense of urban loneliness–isolation even in the presence of others–at a bus stop in winter in NYC. Advertisements

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Abandonment: urban desolation

This lonely stretch of bare ground under I-91 in Hartford appears utterly abandoned.

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Lonliness: At the Cafe

Perhaps he isn’t really lonely–after all, he is engrossed in his book. I never feel lonely when I am lost in a book. But there is often a sense of isolation and loneliness in certain public venues such as Starbucks … Continue reading

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Transportation: Bean Boots

The weather right now is rainy, snowy, sleety, and/or drizzling. That means walking through puddles, slush and mud. The most effective means of transportation: classic boots from LL Bean, still made in Maine & guaranteed for life. Photo taken with … Continue reading

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Transportation: Toy trains

Granddude Aidan loves to construct elaborate scenarios with our wooden train set. They fill the living room. When he was about three and lacking a few lengths, he said to our son, “Dude–we need more tracks!” We got him more … Continue reading

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Transportation: Tire

Mass transportation on the roads depends upon tire like this one. Taken with the iPhone 5.

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Transportation: Bridge

This is the Whitestone Bridge leading into Queens, NY, enhanced with a little bit of iPhone app magic. The weather for St. Patrick’s Day was miserable–mid-30s with snow–so we did not go to Fifth Avenue, so I missed out on … Continue reading

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Young: …at Heart

To be a clown, one must be young at heart. (All of my kids were totally freaked out by clowns…not one of them would would go near a clown or even look at one.)

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Young: Being a Kid

Granddude Aidan loved playing in the kids’ room at the New Britain Museum of Modern Art. after that, we prowled around the exhibits for a bot, looking for the funky benches. Sitting on one of them, he agreed to pose … Continue reading

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Young: In Love

A few weeks ago, our son, Christian, took his lovely lady friend, Ivy, on a helicopter ride over New York City, at night, under a full moon. There, he presented her with a ring. And to no one’s surprise, but … Continue reading

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