Social Diary

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

New York to Venice

Waiting patiently on 72nd and Lexington. 12:30 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, July 2, 2015. Yesterday in New York was sunny, mild, and not too hot. After very heavy early morning rains to wash the streets...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Vacation or not

A bench in the park. 12:00 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Beautiful day, yesterday in New York with the temperatures in the mid-70s accompanied by an occasional breeze and no humidity. I get...Read the Full Story

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Diaries of Sir Henry Channon

A family of 3. Photo: JH. Monday, June 29, 2015. The weatherman called it for the weekend. Cloudy and then rain and then lots of rain and some wind. It took the temperatures down into the mid-60s at...Read the Full Story

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The books we’re reading

Midday reading. 12 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, June 25, 2015. Yesterday was a warm, sunny day in New York with less of the humidity/heat that came the day before. The city seemed quieter – maybe because...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bright, bold, and rich

The fiery sky post sunset. 9 PM. Photo: JH. June 24, 2015. Hot in New York , like heavy air wafting from a furnace with temps close to 90, and the Real Feel over 100. The weatherman predicted...Read the Full Story

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Chantouze

Plucking petals. 12 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, June 22, 2015. Yesterday was the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year . It was a beautiful sunny day, preceded by two and a half, cloudy,...Read the Full Story

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In the mix

Freshly picked peonies. 2 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, June 18, 2015 . Yesterday in New York, the weather warm and the sky was often overcast. But the humidity was low and the dark clouds dropped only a...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A great New York success story

Looking from Queens towards the faint Manhattan skyline in the distance. 2 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, June 16, 2015 . Overcast and foggy most of the day until late after when the breezes brought in the...Read the Full Story

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Real Feel

Broadway Street fair. 11 AM. Photo: JH. Monday, June 15, 2015. A very warm, sunny weekend with humidity upping the Real Feel into the high 90s, although cooling to the high 60s by late evening...Read the Full Story

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The weather changes everything

Under the tent at the New York Botanical Garden's annual Conservatory Ball. Thursday, June 11, 2015. Beautiful weather, yesterday in New York. Sunny, bright, and warm. With more in the forecast – in...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Flaming June; and Judy

Guests enjoying the Fifth Avenue Garden at the Frick Collection's annual Spring Garden Party for Fellows. Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Yesterday was another beautiful day in New York; almost like an LA...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Having It Your Way

A family outing. 1:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Beautiful, warm sunny Spring day, yesterday in New York. I didn’t have a lunch date. Midday I spent a half hour with the dogs in the...Read the Full Story

Monday, June 8, 2015

"Beautiful view"

Sunday in New York. 11:30 AM. Photo: JH. Monday, June 8, 2015. Yesterday was a beautiful, sunny Sunday after a fair and warm weekend in New York. Last Thursday Paige Peterson invited me to a lunch at...Read the Full Story

Thursday, June 4, 2015

In Defense of Wednesday

Riverside Park. 6:30 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, June 4, 2015. Rain goes away, leaves a sunny day with the temperature touching 70. News from the nabe. Doug Blonsky, President and CEO of the Central...Read the Full Story