Carpe Diem Prompt: New Year’s Writing


New Year’s Writing

as the clock counts down

new resolutions abound

dreams become wishes



This photo, taken last week, is a close-up of the clock on the façade of Grand Central Terminal, on the 42nd Street side.

Carpe Diem #526 Issa (5), “New Year’s Writing”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer lovin’


I saw this cactus at the Terminal Market yesterday. It was truly eye catching. I hadn’t seen this one before.

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I love spending time at the Botanic Gardens during the summer.

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This was a plant in the pond at the garden along with the water  lilies

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All Talk and No Work, 1855-56

by Francis William Edmonds

American painter, 1806-1863

I enjoy popping into the Museum as well. There is always something interesting going on here.




 Yeah, I do that. My camera occupies the passenger seat, or the lap of the passenger in the seat whenever I hit the road.

Stops at red lights provides great opportunities for photos. Most times I just pull over.


Outdoor Art installation in Manhattan. I couldn’t tell him to move so I snapped it from his back.

Yep, it’s made of metal.

I go nowhere without my trusty Rebel 3.



Rusty Gold

IMG_7736 old car I saw this old shell of a car yesterday as I moved about running errands in Brooklyn. Its cage was of fencing that was still new. I wonder if the plan is to restore it, that would be amazing. I must go back and see if I can get a picture with the gates open. We shall see. Maybe I will learn the make and model.