a daily dose of the city i love


joy to the world

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may all be happy




dylan’s colors



Dylans (1)

may all be happy & sweet




union square art

union square park – local street art by the adorable & talented mark panz.

Mark Panz

Mark Panz street art


may all be happy.


easter after easter

5th avenue on easter day – a great place to be.


easter bonnet

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may all be happy.

nigerian parade

nigerian parade  –  2nd avenue, october 5th. 2013

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may all be happy.

east river dusk

East River 59th street bridge1


may all be happy & bright

drinks downtown

lower east side window.



may all be happy

modeling in the city

it would be a challenge to be bored while wandering the streets of manhattan, which is just one reason i love the warm weather – more wandering.  this was a photo shoot i happened upon on east 57th street last summer.

City Girl Model

may all be happy & filled with beauty.

rally for non-violence

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a humanitarian leader, spiritual teacher and an ambassador of peace, speaking at dag hammarskjold plaza on March 30th, 2013.

“Have faith that the Divine loves you dearly and is taking care of you. Have the trust and faith that you will get whatever is needed in life.”
~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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may all be happy and non-violent!

bonnets in the city

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may all be happy & bright!

happy tree head

 houston street in march.

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may all be happy

sunshine in the city

i can almost smell the spring  . . .  happy to know it’s on its way!


Downtown Doors 56 spring

 may all be happy.

commuting in the city

roberto prepares for a relaxing ride home from his job as one of midtown’s most loved doormen.




may all be happy
& happily employed!

art in the city

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may all be happy.

downtown nyc


door no. 7

 door 7


May all beings in the universe be happy.

May we all be free from suffering and pain.

May we all be free from attachment, greed, anger and ignorance.

May we all attain perfect peace and happiness and compassion.


leaving the city

wishing you a great new adventure.  r.i.p., whoever you are . . . .

harlem funeral (2)

may all be happy.

central park love

central park love

may all be happy.

fog in the city

the citicorp building is located on 53rd street & lexington avenue.  built in 1977, it is 59 stories high.

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may all be happy & clear.


2013 – the limit!

clouds blue sky

may all be happy beyond limits!

zen city dancing

dancer blue door

may all be happy & dance out loud!

winter rose

on the fdr drive at 50th street.

winter rose

may all be happy & full of beauty.

collective shadow

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may all be happy

love to give

the sony building – madison avenue at 55th / 56th streets.

love to give

may all be happy & loved.

the solomon r guggenheim museum

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the cylindrical museum building, wider at the top than the bottom, was conceived as a “temple of the spirit” and is one of the 20th century’s most important architectural landmarks. (wiki)

may all be happy!