Social Diary

Friday, August 26, 2016

Seeing fashion

Conservatory Garden in Central Park. 4:30 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, August 26, 2016. Nice late August weather , yesterday in New York. Very warm but often overcast, and not much humidity. You can kind...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Just around the corner

Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'Secret Garden' Memorial Fountain and bird bath in the Conservatory Garden in Central Park. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, August 24, 2016. A beautiful day, yesterday in New...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 22, 2016

The last gawk

432 Park. 7:15 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, August 22, 2016. Late Sunday afternoon. It’s been a fairly nice summer weekend here in New York. We had some strong showers that washed away some of the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A bit of relief

Taking an afternoon break. 5:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, August 18, 2016. Not as hot, I am happy to write, yesterday in New York. Hot, yes, and humid-ish too, but definitely a bit of relief under...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Confessions of a 21st Century Aviatrix

Topsy Taylor on board. Photo: JH. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Another Dog Day in New York (and all around us) with temperatures hovering in the mid-90s to the high 80s by mid-evening. Midday I went to...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 15, 2016

Days of desert heat

Midday heat. Photo: JH. Monday, August 15, 2016. The weather is the story in New York right now, and has been for the past week. Heavy duty heat and humidity. Days and days of desert heat with the...Read the Full Story

Friday, August 12, 2016

We’re havin’ a heat wave

After the brief rain. 6:30 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, August 12, 2016. We’re havin’ a heat wave; a tropical heat wave, as the master Irving Berlin wrote in 1933 for a musical show called...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Clara's life

A Cabbage White butterfly at work. 1 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Sunny and warm yesterday in New York, but not too humid, with a strong, pleasant breeze coming off the river in the...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 8, 2016

Hello Kitty

Empire State Building. 10 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, August 8, 2016. Sunny and warm weekend in New York, with a brief shower on Saturday afternoon. I’d spent the first four days of last week in...Read the Full Story

Friday, August 5, 2016

Falling for Nantucket

Joy's summer house in Nantucket where DPC had his summer vacation. Photos: DPC. Friday, August 5, 2016. A beautiful day in New York with lots of sunshine and lovely summer temperatures in the 70s. It...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 1, 2016

Closing the curtain

Curtain call for the Sunday matinee production of The National Ballet of Canada's "A Winter's Tale." Photo: JH. Monday, August 1, 2016. We’ve had quite frequent rain for the past...Read the Full Story

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Around the room

Night sky. 10:20 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Birthdays: Jacqueline Onassis, Peter Duchin, Bill Bradley, Marcel Duchamp, Alexis Arquette, Woody Strode, David Brown, Jacques d'Amboise,...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Killer Look

Post-thunderstorm sky, 8:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Another very hot day in New York topping out in the low 90s with a Real Feel at one point of 107! Last Wednesday, as I wrote here on...Read the Full Story

Monday, July 25, 2016

Custodians of beauty

Looking south along Fifh Avenue from 85th Street. 8:30 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, July 25, 2016. A beautiful, very hot weekend in New York where most people who hadn’t left town, stayed inside,...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 22, 2016

high volume clatter-chatter

Looking east across Park Avenue and 95th Street. 11:00 PM. Photo: JH. = Friday, July 22, 2016. Yesterday was a very hot day in New York, although not with a lot of humidity, amazingly. Today, the...Read the Full Story