Blog - Monthly Archives: May 2013

El Cinco de Mayo Parade

The El Cinco de Mayo Parade began at 1 PM and was only 10 blocks long, but it was long enough to show the pride and culture of Mexicans in NYC.  Prior to the parade was a dance celebration with many colorful costumed characters, old and young alike, swaying and dancing to the beat of the band that played one song multiple times.   108th St and Central Park West was closed down to vehicular traffic and there were groups of people on the streets who were getting ready, helping each other prepare for the parade or were already dancing.  By the time that the parade began, everyone was in a celebratory mood.  There were many families and there were children in …

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These are a few of my favorite things

These are some photos that I came across that really don’t belong anywhere, but I really like them. So I decided to post them here. Some are from China and some are from Florida and one is a photomosaic that I made of Yankee Stadium (the old one) which contains around 2000 baseball related photos to create the stadium

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Students line up during their trip to the Forbidden City Students line up during their trip to the Forbidden City

Blue heron's reflection Blue heron’s …

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Missing Tibet

I’ll be going to Morocco this summer.  I’m looking forward to it.  But I find myself missing Tibet.  The change in culture was so vivid and the culture itself was so deeply intertwined in the lives of these people, that I wish I could go back and visit again.  Taking into consideration that we were lucky to get there the first time, I think I’ll just have to remember and look at the photos from time to time. This first photo is the marketplace in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

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The sky in Tibet was always spectacular and there were times that …

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