No, we have not forgotten our bounden duty. We have, however, been otherwise engaged, including on a long trip to Italy, three weeks working like a banshee out of town, and then another ten days in the Adirondacks. Photographic evidence of each. You can guess which is which!
We have been knocking around the Apple the last few days, mostly doing bidness and otherwise adding to American greatness but also having a little fun. This morning’s meeting took us to the 48th floor of a mid-town building with a great view north:
Those damn one-percenters, hogging all the awesome views.
Yesterday evening we walked down Fifth Avenue to Washington Square and the Comedy Cellar, one of our favorite ways to burn an uncommitted evening in New York. We snapped what would have been an awesome shot of the Flatiron Building (the Wikipedia entry is worth your time, especially for its account of soaring New York real estate prices), but some clown bombed it:
Waddya gonna do?
Your Editor is on the road for much of the next few weeks, so Blueberry Town is too. In Boston, where it is cold and rainy, we spotted this Trump supporter parked very, er, belligerently….
Don’t be that guy. Even if one has to admire the emotional and intellectual consistency between the bumper sticker and the behavior.