Social Diary

Monday, August 18, 2014

In the name of a summer break

A view from Watch Hill, Rhode Island, where Ellen Glendinning Fraser Ordway and her family spent a number of summers in the 1930s and '40s. Photo: JH. August 18, 2014. Warm and beautiful Summer...Read the Full Story

Thursday, August 14, 2014

What we’re looking toward now

Post sunset sky. 8:40 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, August 16, 2014. Rains promised, dark clouds blocked out the Sun all day Tuesday. Rains came Tuesday night but barely. Somehow the great rains passed by...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Losses and Gains

Deli flowers. 9:00 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Cloudy and warm yesterday with occasional light rain beginning in the late afternoon and continuing off and on throughout the...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 11, 2014

Weekend Wedding Bliss

The Full Moon from 71st and Lexington. 9:31 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Monday, August 11, 2014. A very warm, sunny weekend in New York . The city is wonderful right now with the perfect weather and the...Read the Full Story

Friday, August 8, 2014

A Wonderful Time with Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons. Bedford, NY. 8/6/03. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. On a weekday in August 2003, eleven years ago this week , JH and I, and Chris Meigher , the owner/publisher of Quest magazine where I have served...Read the Full Story

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Changing Fashion

Sisters working in tandem at the Farmer's Market. 2:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, August 7, 2014. Warm sunny day in New York. Traffic in midtown was relatively light, and it seemed to me, the sidewalks...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A picture worth a thousand words

Central Park. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Very warm yesterday in the mid-80s with humidity, with temperatures cooling to the comfort zone by early evening. Rainstorms predicted in...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 4, 2014

Sunshine and Cloudiness

Cloud coverage. 6:14 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, August 4, 2014. Another beautiful summer weekend. There was sunshine, some cloudiness and some rains that came in the wee hours so we woke up to clean...Read the Full Story

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Rare moments

8:30 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, July 31, 2014. Amazing. Another beautiful Summer day in New York with temperatures in the mid-70s, lots of sunshine, no humidity, and a wonderful day to be walking in...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Perfect Summer

Young love. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. July 30, 2014. A perfect summer day , yesterday in New York, bright and sunny with temperatures in the mid- to low-70s, and a soft but strong breeze to move us along...Read the Full Story

Monday, July 28, 2014

Summer birthdays

Late Sunday morning relaxing. 11:30 AM. Photo: JH. Monday, July 28, 2014. A very warm, sunny weekend in New York with the humidity levels adding more to the picture than in the previous week...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 25, 2014

Interesting Inferences

Dining al fresco on 57th and 6th Avenue. 2:30 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, July 25, 2014. A beautiful very warm summer day , yesterday in New York, cooled the night before by thunderstorms passing through...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York scenes

Sunset. 8:21 PM. Photo: JH. Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A warm, somewhat humid day in New York. But beautiful . I went to dinner with my friend Emilia at Sette Mezzo. Emilia, whom I have known since...Read the Full Story

Monday, July 21, 2014

American Landscapes

An empty lot on 31st Street and 6th Avenue. 3 PM. Photo: JH. Monday, July 21, 2014. It was another really beautiful weekend, in New York. Maybe the best one so far. Sunny, warm but in the low 70s,...Read the Full Story