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Insanely Insane Photo Essay Part 3: New York, New York

1 Nov

And now, the final installment of one girl’s dramatic adventure of crossing New York City.

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girl on subway elevator in NYC

This young lady was on the escalator down into the bowels of the subway, looking rather put out about life. But what a pity, because . . .

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man sells candy in subway store, New York

There are many stores down in the subway station that sell CANDY!

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Selling flowers in subway. New York.

And if you don’t want candy, you can buy flowers in the subway station.

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silver shoes, New York subway

You might get some new fashion ideas, like wearing fabulous silver shoes.

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Christian against whoremongers

Or you might get some helpful advice. Whoremongers, you have officially been warned.

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Mosaic ladies, New York Subway

These mosaic ladies certainly seem to be enjoying themselves on the walls of the subway.

And then, I reach my destination, Port Authority, for a bus back to the Garden State, all too soon. Thanks for joining me!

Writing Prompt: Where did you journey today? Or, if you prefer, In Defense of Whoremongering.

Insanely Insane Photo Essay, Part 2. New York at Dusk

30 Oct

And now, may I present more photographs of the city that never sleeps, especially not at 5:00 pm.

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Spools of thread in a dry cleaner's shop on Third Avenue.

Spools of thread in a dry cleaner’s shop on Third Avenue., NYC.

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Friendly New York pizza man tosses me a wave as he prepares to toss a pizza.

Friendly New York pizza man tosses me a wave as he prepares to toss a pizza.

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Iconic yellow NY taxicab

Iconic yellow NY taxicab

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I, however, am too cheap to take a taxi at rush hour. And since it's raining, I'm too lazy to walk all the way to Eighth Avenue. So hello, Subway.

I, however, am too cheap to take a taxi at rush hour. And since it’s raining, I’m too lazy to walk all the way to Eighth Avenue. So hello, Subway.

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I know I made the right choice, because I got to see the magical man of gold.

I know I made the right choice, because I got to see the magical man of gold.

More to come! In the meantime. .  .

Writing Prompt: What’s the most magical thing you saw today?

Insanely Insane Photo Essay: Crossing New York, Part 1

30 Oct

Did you ever notice how many blogposts use the word “insane”? I definitely want a piece of that action! Anyway, I went to Le Grande Pomme today to go see another damn doctor. This one is so far on the East Side that I swear to the great Goddess I was halfway into Queens. So I thought I would share the ramble with you, because New York is just fabulous piled on insanely fabulous, even when it’s cold, rainy and getting dark.

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chairs barber shop

chairs outside a barber shop in NYC.

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Barber shop, NYC

Barber shop, NYC

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Diner, NYC

Diner, NYC

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bike rider in the rain, NYC

bike rider in the rain, NYC

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Shoe fixing shop. NYC

Shoe fixing shop. NYC

More insanity to come!

Writing Prompt: What impression did you get of NY from these pictures? What do you think of New York in general?