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A Day of Thanks

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Friday, November 23, 2018. The Day after Thanksgiving. It was cold in New York with temps dropping from the 20s in daytime and into the teens at night. One of the weather forecasters said it was the coldest Thanksgiving in 150 years. Growing up in New England I don’t remember a Thankgiving that wasn’t cold. […]... READ MORE
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Mother Nature’s events

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018. It was a sunny day, yesterday in New York with the thermometer reaching up to the low 50s and nary a sign of that horrendous snowstorm last Thursday. JH checked out the results (and detritus) of Mother Nature’s stormy visit. This week belongs to Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day. It was already a […]... READ MORE
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Mother nature in charge

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Monday, November 18, 2018. Cold and overcast most of the weekend in New York with temperatures in the 40s and falling into the high 30s at night. But it wasn’t that wintry cold that bites your nose and hands and can get you shivering if your standing still outdoors. Thursday’s storm was a big surprise. […]... READ MORE
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Autumn’s color

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Thursday, November 15, 2018. Colder in New York yesterday with temps reaching to the high 40s and falling to the very low 30s at night. Clear with the weather forecasting maybe some snow. It’s definitely the end of foliage time this year but JH has a few of the beauties that we’ve had around us […]... READ MORE
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Hands on care

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Grey and rainy with temps in the high 40s and some actual snow predicted all around us for Thursday. Gee, snow in November, just like the old days. Elections. Reading about the increase in women running for office and winning, it occurred to me that when I was a kid growing […]... READ MORE
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Art and History

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Monday, November 12, 2018. Cold in New York with temperatures in the high 40s, dropping in the mid-30s in some spots with all kinds of cold, rainy, snowy, icy weather predicted for the Northeast in the next day or two. New Yorkers have gotten used to the fairer (if rainy) autumn of light jackets and/or […]... READ MORE
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Celebrating arts, culture, letters and scholarship

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018. A very rainy Tuesday in New York with temperatures in the high 50s, low 60s. Election Day all over America. This past Monday night in the Rose Reading Room of the Stephen M. Schwarzman building of the New York Public Library at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, they held their annual […]... READ MORE
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Celebrating, preserving and protecting

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018. A rainy Monday in New York. Not heavy, but sometimes windy where it’s “falling” horizontally. Traffic very heavy. I had a meeting on 37th Street mid-afternoon and finding transportation in that rain was not easy. I walked up Fifth past the Lord & Taylor store which is all decked out with […]... READ MORE
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The order of the universe

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Monday, November 5, 2018. An Autumn weekend, sometimes chilly, sometimes sunny, sometimes cloudy. Magnificent clouding over Manhattan on Saturday. I couldn’t resist getting shots of them. Masses of white and grey against the great sky blue canvas and the shadow darkened surfaces below. I made my regular Zabar’s trip on Saturday, but I had a... READ MORE
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New York Splendor

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Fair and sunny weather on this day before November with temps in the high 50s, falling to the high 40s at night and high 60s forecast for tomorrow It’s Halloween Night all over America. Here in New York it’s just this side of a religious holiday. I’ve never been big on […]... READ MORE
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The Week That Was

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Monday, October 28, 2018. Saturday morning we woke up to the remnants of Hurricane Willa passing through with quieter winds (but very windy) and finer raindrops (but a lot of water) passing through. And the temps running in the high 40s up to the low 50s. In its autumnal way it was a beautiful weekend […]... READ MORE
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A penny for your thoughts

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Thursday, October 25, 2018. Moving into Autumn, yesterday was another beautiful one with temps in the 50s, cool but comfortable. Meanwhile, the weatherman is forecasting lots of rain and cold over the weekend. I love that kind of weekend. You’re forced to stay in. And read. And there are a lot of wonderful new books […]... READ MORE

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