Social Diary

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Gone to the dogs

Doggy day care. 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, February 14, 2019. Valentine’s Day. Yesterday was one of those sort of-winter days in New York. Some Sun, some clouds, temps reaching up to 40,...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A snowy day in the Big Town

Third Avenue at 73rd Street looking north. 12:45 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Snow came as forecast although not a storm or blizzard but light and wet. In New York it was on the wet...Read the Full Story

Monday, February 11, 2019

In the Mood

Streetlamp and sunset. Photo: JH. Monday, February 11, 2019. Sunny and cold, yesterday in New York. Temps in the mid-30s and dropping to the high 20s by evening. More of that harsh winter cold in the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Art of it all

A pendant drop on a cherry blossom bud in Central Park. 2:30 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, February 7, 2019. Yesterday in New York was overcast with temperatures in the mid-40s. In the early evening, the...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The child in us

Frolicking in Central Park. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, February 5, 2019. It was 64 degrees at 4 pm yesterday in New York.Quick to adapt, New Yorkers shed their overcoats and puff jackets and even...Read the Full Story

Monday, February 4, 2019

What Becomes a Legend Most ...

Tete-a-tete, Nan Kempner listening to Liz Smith, both amused by the subject; and Peter Rogers hearing it all from Annette Tapert and they too are having a laugh about something. September 2004. Photo...Read the Full Story

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The RealFeel

Removing the Park Avenue Memorial Trees. Photo: JH. January 31, 2019. Yesterday began mid-winter weather; polar vortex style. It started about 3 in the afternoon. I was walking one of the dogs. It...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Life's a merry-go-round

One man's trash is another man's treasure. Photo: JH. Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Raining steadily but lightly in New York as I write this late Tuesday night. It started lightly around midafternoon...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The evolution

Looking north from 94th Street off Park. 5:15 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, January 29, 2019. It’s 26 degrees as I write this at ten minutes to midnight on Monday. It was cold all day with temps...Read the Full Story

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Women remembered

Looking west across the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Photo: JH. Thursday, January 24, 2019. It’s 44 degrees as I write this Diary at midnight, 44 degrees warmer than it was only two...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

More on Mario

Squirrel with a view of the Otto H. Kahn House on Fifth Avenue (now the Convent of the Sacred Heart). Photo: JH. Wednesday, January 23, 2019. It was cold with some nice sunshine yesterday in New York...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Absolute Buatta

The total lunar eclipse as seen on January 22, 12:30 AM. Photo: JH Tuesday, January 22, 2019. It was very cold in New York with the temperature in evening at 10 degrees and a RealFeel of -17. It...Read the Full Story

Friday, January 18, 2019

The art of it all ...

The massively complicated tribute to color and grace and the art of it all suspended over the center passage in the room, surrounding an elegant bar fully stocked. Photo: DPC. Friday, January 18,...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

New York Lives

Moon tree. 10:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Cold out. In the high 20s last night in New York. New York Lives. I went over to the Museum of Natural History about six-thirty for a book...Read the Full Story