… Happy February… its COLD…

I don’t know if it was always like this, but I think that February is the height of winter in NYC. Or maybe it is just the point at which I am done being cold and ready to expose my skin to sunlight again. Thankfully most of us can stay warm indoors… its amazing how the “wildlife” (if you want to refer to overly friendly pigeons as that) have adapted to city life. Check out these pigeons using a subway grate as heating source. Gotta say maybe they’re more evolved than we think….

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… Authentic NYC…

Part about what I love about New York City is all the little pockets of different worlds you can find within it. One of these places where you feel like you’ve stepped into another time and place is in Corona, Queens. Here we stumbled upon a game of bocce being played by Italians and being observed by, what appeared to be, fans and passerby’s alike.

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… we do live in New York…

I’ve seen the construction of the 9/11 memorial from the very beginning and it has been a slow process… For a while I wasn’t sure if ANYTHING was ever going to start being constructed for the memorial. Finally however construction began. And although it is far from complete I got a chance to take a tour of the 9/11 memorial.



Although it isn’t complete I highly recommend a visit.

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