Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Rainy ESB

the Empire State Building scrapes the sky, NYC


The Empire State Building scrapes the sky. Originally posted here on May 01, 2006...(one of my favorite ESB photos)

Friday, September 18, 2009

Chrysler Magic

The Chrysler Building at sunset, NYC


This is one of my favorite photos of the Chrysler Building, originally posted here September 30th, 2005. Taken along 42nd Street, we also see the south end of Grand Central Station (lower left).

Thursday, September 17, 2009

First Post



This was the first photo ever posted to New York Nitty-Gritty. You see a street scene in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, taken in August of 2005 from the apartment of a dear, dear friend who recently got married. [Congratulations, Eric & Phoebe!]

As you know, I've been on an extended trip back home to Alaska this summer and have posted many photos from my journey. However, this remains NEW YORK Nitty-Gritty. So, until I get back to NYC, I will offer some highlights of previous posted photos.

PS--Continue following my travels in Alaska HERE.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Friday, September 11, 2009

For Steven




I did not know Steven A. Giorgetti personally. He loved baseball and his family. Married for 18 years, he and his wife had two children--a boy and a girl. If work caused him to miss one of his young son's games, he would call his wife several times throughout to see how it was going.

He worked 20 years for the same company. Like many people, he lived on Long Island and worked in New York City. His office was in Midtown Manhattan.


Unfortunately for him, on September 11, 2001, Mr. Giorgetti had a meeting at the World Trade Center. That fateful morning, he died there, one of the many victims of the coordinated terrorist attacks. He was 43.
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[Otilius photo first published here, 5/29/06]

Monday, September 07, 2009

Sunday, September 06, 2009

Helping Hands

hand prints on dumpster, Juneau, Alaska


I went to the Juneau recycling place and saw the hands on the dumpster again. So, of course, I took more photos of them. We all can use a helping hand some time.

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Thursday, September 03, 2009

Creek Glimpse

Gold Creek as seen from The Flume, Juneau, Alaska


Here's a glimpse of Gold Creek, as seen through trees from The Flume in Juneau, Alaska.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Your Key?

found key, Juneau, Alaska


If you went for a walk near The Flume recently, and you lost a key, this could be yours. (on a tree in Juneau, Alaska)

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Log & Totem

totem pole and extra log at UAS, Juneau, Alaska


The same tree yields a new totem pole (background) and more!
(University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau)

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