Wednesday, November 23, 2022. It’s been almost-winter cold this past week although it was well into the 50s yesterday and the forecast expects some more of those mild temperatures. It sure doesn’t feel like the childhood memory of cold and snowy days right about now.
Which speaking of memories, over the now-decades of the NYSD, we’ve accumulated an enormous amount of photographs from travels, from public events, from charity dinners, to trips abroad. These have been ‘filed away’ in large cartons and in other storage devices. Looking through some of it, seeing images of people (including myself) 10, 15, 25 years past, I see changes. We change, the world changes, our lives, like the weather, change.
A good number of these images reflect our work here at NYSD, as well as the changes that naturally occur over time as well as those caused by events — financial, political, social, and weather-wise. Every now and then I come upon my own personal photos from over the years. They seem far far away now, but just a moment in time that comes back instantly as new.
Today’s is our first batch …