The challenge – Grid
The challenge – Grid
Continuing with my “real New York” idea, I will be giving you a bit of today’s life on the greenway in Manhattan that runs along the Hudson.
When I got home from work today, I was cranky and exhausted…too many days in a row getting up at 4/5 AM and driving way too far (not whining – I love the life I have chosen here at the beginning of my last third but tired is as tired is) and needed to get some images to clients. After handling that I sat back and said: “I need the river. I miss the river. I don’t go there as often as I should. Go, you idiot!”
So I headed into Riverside Park and then down to the 79th Street Boat Basin. Got there, turned around walked back up the river to my home, about 4 miles in all. I feel so much better. I know the river is my anti-anxiety place, my mood elevator place, as Castaneda would have said…it is my “power place”, but for some reason I have been neglecting it and thus neglecting myself…
A few images from my walk. I hope you enjoy them.
The other day several of us were talking about what we would tell a visitor to NYC they must see while they were here. Statue of Liberty? Empire State? Central Park? World Trade Center? MOMA? The Met? Lincoln Center? We agreed they were all good but…they aren’t really New York. If you are in Paris, you “have” to go to the Eiffel Tower but after you have been…do you really know anything about Paris?
During the discussion I realized that I have not shot very much in the city this year. A lot of Cape Cod, a lot of Mexico City, lots of portraits but not much city. However I just charged back through 2015 and came up with a few shots that I feel represent NYC much more than any building.
Here is a small piece of my New York.
The Challenge Door!
The response: The Subway!
I was going to call this edition of QH 15-03-17 Throw-up Tuesday but that just did not seem classy…
In NYC the day is celebrated by many underage and barely aged drinkers coming in from the suburbs and drinking all of the day and all of the night…
Not everyone goes that way, of course, just enough to keep the reputation alive.
Lots of green in town today…
“They should announce a sequel to Groundhog Day and then just re-release the original.”
Unknown but all over the internet
I am choosing to answer the Weekly Challenge in Depth as this will be my third go at it.
And so attempt # 3 celebrates Groundhog Day (no groundhog in picture, it is more conceptual than that.) and his/her/its prediction of 6 more weeks of winter. It is too bad. I was hoping for only a month and a half more. Ah well.
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