Thanksgiving, a Parade

I did not see it this year. The crowds don’t appeal much, and I was working from home. Still. There’s something outrageously grandiose about Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. Below, one of Macy’s 2013 Christmas windows, portraying the parade. Hard to tell of course, but they are about 6 foot tall and 20 long. See my previous post for a street…

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Sandy’s Aftermath: Chaos in the Rockaways

Exactly two weeks after long inhibited category 1 hurricane Sandy unleashed her post-tropical moods on the Eastern Seaboard, much remains to be done in New York towards a complete recovery. So many still lack power and heat that the drama is wearing off and both media and public awareness are slowly drifting away from the crisis, their senses blunted by fifteen…

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