From outside the Top of the Rock Observatory atop the GE Building – pointed downtown. Times Square is see in the right. In this shot, I had to use my tripod as a monopod because the security guard wouldn’t let me extend the legs. Dumb. But not that it mattered because there are thick glass … [Read more…]
I am a lurker on Reddit and one of the funnier, if not more ridiculous subreddits is the ThanksObama section. My title from this post is a nod to this section of Reddit, but I am not sure what I am about to write about would be fitting in this sarcastic blame game there. Perhaps … [Read more…]
Or, Damn-I’m-Old… Ghostbusters The Terminator Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Beverly Hills Cop Gremlins A Nightmare on Elm Street Police Academy This is Spinal Tap Revenge of the Nerds Purple Rain The Karate Kid Splash Red Dawn
A year ago today, I closed on my house. My second home I have ever owned and my first real ‘house’. It was, and will always be, have an unintended but ironic anniversary with another significant event in my life.
Those were my last words to Willow before I turned and walked out the door. For every moment before; when I had been upset, afraid, angry, thinking this was a mistake, and wishing I hadn’t put myself in this position – I knew that this final moment would be tough. And it was. A volunteer … [Read more…]
If there was any doubts I had about my decision to give Willow back to the rescue, they were displaced yesterday morning. We were on our morning walk yesterday when she went after a kid. It is one thing for her to be overly aggressive to dogs, squirrels, and strangers, but to be aggressive towards … [Read more…]
This morning, the Falls Church Chief of Police stopped me. I was not driving nor was I in a car. She saw me walking Willow, my white German or American Shepherd, whom I recently adopted from a rescue and stopped her Ford Crown Victoria in the middle of the road. She asked if she could … [Read more…]
During colonial rule, “general warrants” from the British crown threatened the safe spaces of American social life by allowing the King’s agents to search anyone, anywhere, at any time, regardless of whether they were suspected of a crime. Today, many of those spaces are on the internet — a place we can no longer trust to be … [Read more…]