United States of America

Index of blog posts about United States of America

Vigil

Vigil

New York, NY, USA

Sex worker groups hold a vigil at Judson Church calling for an end to violence against sex workers.

Thanksgiving, New York, balloons

Free Tibet protest

Free Tibet protest

New York, NY, USA

Tibetans march through New York on the anniversary of the March 1959 uprising against Chinese occupation.

Tibet, China, protests, marches, demonstrations

Barking Beauty

Barking Beauty

New York, NY, USA

Thirty dogs, three changes of costume, and more than a hint of insanity.

Barking Beauty Pageant, dogs, fashion shows, costumes

Pillowfight

Pillowfight

New York, NY, USA

The NYPD shut down the Manhattan pillowfight early ... but smaller pillowfights broke out anyway.

pillows, pillowfights, New York

“In C”

“In C”

New York, NY, USA

The forty-fifth anniversary performance of Terry Riley's “In C” at Carnegie Hall was like no other piece of orchestral music that I've ever heard.

music, Terry Riley, In C, Kronos Quartet, Margaret Leng Tan, aleatoric

Mission to MARS

Mission to MARS

Moss Landing, CA, USA

Whales, sea otters, and the challenge of retrieving something you left at the bottom of the ocean.

MBARI, ROVs, oceanography, whales

Big Sur

Big Sur

Big Sur, CA, USA

Photographs from Route 1 in Big Sur, California.

Big Sur, California, landscapes

Runny

Runny

New York, NY, USA

Shooting a local band using a prime lens.

Runny, bands, photography, shows

Mimes

Mimes

New York, NY, USA

The mimes have moved into the neighborhood ... and they're playing kickball.

mimes, sports, kickball

NaNoWriMo 2009

New York, NY, USA

November again. Time to turn out another 50,000 words.

NaNoWriMo, novels, writing

First snowstorm of the winter

First snowstorm of the winter

New York, NY, USA

The first snowstorm of the winter hit New York on Saturday, leaving behind a few inches of snow.

snow, New York

Ice on the Hudson

Ice on the Hudson

New York, NY, USA

It's bitterly cold, and the Hudson is partially frozen.

New York, Hudson River, winter, ice, pancake ice, NYC

Chinese New Year Parade 2010

Chinese New Year Parade 2010

New York, NY, USA

Lions and dragons and dogs in baby-carriages, oh my! It's Chinese New Year in New York again.

New York, NYC, Chinatown, Chinese New Year, parades

Elephant Walk 2010

Elephant Walk 2010

New York, NY, USA

Oh when the 'phants, oh when the 'phants, oh when the 'phants go marching in.

New York, elephants, circuses

Up the creek

Up the creek

Pattagansett River, CT, USA

In which a kayaking trip on the Pattagansett River comes to a watery end.

Connecticut, kayaks, sinkings

Mermaid Parade 2010

Mermaid Parade 2010

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Photographs of Coney Island's annual Mermaid Parade from 2010.

mermaids, Mermaid Parade, New York, Coney Island

Towers of light

Towers of light

New York, NY, USA

Photographs of the Tribute in Light installation, commemorating victims of the September 11th attacks.

Manhattan, art installations, 9/11, Tribute in Light

My neighbors say it with bullets

My neighbors say it with bullets

New York, NY, USA

I like my neighborhood, even if my neighbors do occasionally shoot at each other.

Lower East Side, violence, shootings

Snowpocalypse 2010

Snowpocalypse 2010

New York, NY, USA

The Boxing Day snowstorm was brief but spectacular, and left New York covered with snow and disabled vehicles.

snow, Manhattan, stuck bus, blizzards, storms, weather

Fishocaust

Fishocaust

New York, NY, USA

Hundreds die in a fire in New York's Nolita; no humans hurt.

fish, fires, New York

East Lyme May

East Lyme May

East Lyme, CT, USA

Photographs of animals and sunsets from East Lyme, CT.

sunsets, East Lyme, Connecticut

Memorial Day, Niantic

Memorial Day, Niantic

Niantic, CT, USA

Photographs of the Memorial Day parade from Niantic, CT.

Memorial Day, parades, Niantic, Connecticut

Art Around the Park 2011

Art Around the Park 2011

New York, NY, USA

Photographs from Art Around the Park, part of the Howl! Festival.

Art Around the Park, New York, Howl!, art

Mermaid Parade 2011

Mermaid Parade 2011

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Photographs of Coney Island's annual Mermaid Parade from 2011.

mermaids, Mermaid Parade, New York, Coney Island