Autumn Leaves



NEW YORK -- I named my dog Stay. It's fun to call him, "Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay!" -- Steven Wright

Fifth Column

NEW YORK -- A republic faces existential crises if it gives shelter to an encroaching population that is ungrateful and hostile to its host.
Note the ad on the taxi.


♪ I hear a thunder in the distance, see a vision of a cross. I feel the pain that was given on that sad day of loss. ♪ -- Creed

WORLD TRADE CENTER, New York -- 343 firefighters were among the 2,823 people killed. The cleanup removed 1,642,698 tons of debris, including 190,568 tons of steel; this cross-shaped steel beam was found standing in the rubble.
Numbers from BBC News

Rebuilding at Ground Zero

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 -- A rainy week left a large puddle at the construction site.

A New York Minute

NEW YORK -- ♪ There's no time for us, there's no place for us. What is this thing that builds our dreams yet slips away from us? ♪ -- Queen

Life Imitating Art II

Central Park, New York

Spanish Harlem

New York City

Dyslexics of the World, Untie!

SPANISH HARLEM, New York City -- Chinga tu madre, Kerry!

Diehard Fan

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 -- A follow-up of his Pulitzer prize-winning God: A Biography, Jack Mile's Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God is heretical, but not necessarily anti-Christian (Miles is a churchgoer, and a former Jesuit). It is not recommended for those who are offended by Pierre-Emmanuel Dauzat's Le Suicide du Christ.
Note the New York Mets license plate frame.


NEW YORK -- Daljit Dhaliwal of ITN World News was my favorite.

Water Lily

NEW YORK -- Staying in a polluted world to serve it is the Bodhisattva ideal.

Sun Flower

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 -- Even Van Gogh had a sunnier disposition.

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