Archive for December, 2016

Ground Zero Tree

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Decorating the tree at Ground Zero, the one in front of the firehouse. The guy in the beard, who is also putting the flag on the top of the tree, is my friend Les Speiser.

Last Night’s Holiday Party at David and Anne’s

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The musicians are: Matt Hughes with Giovanni Koll on the piano, Ellen Cooper with David Goldman on piano, and members and friends of Manhattan Samba. One singer is not in this movie because she said her song was ...

Chris and Jim

Saturday, December 10th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I hope their current spouses don't mind, but I was looking through some old photographs and I came across a picture of my oldest and dearest friend, Christine Hegarty, and her then boyfriend Jim Kogel. They both look so ...

St. Michael’s Cemetery

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A few shots from the cemetery out in Queens that I visited yesterday. It's right by La Guardia so there were planes coming and going the whole time, and getting a lot closer than the one in this first ...

Christmas in New York and Cemeteries

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm going out to St. Michael's Cemetery in a few minutes to visit two graves, one for a six year old child who died in 1882, and another for the man responsible for her death, who died in 1914. ...