Category Archives: Two-fisted Touristing

Excursions around the world, ideally with some musical seasoning.

GRAND ARMY FOUNTAIN

Statues Splashed in Water and Light I have already posted pictures of what I called The Lovers of Grand Army Plaza. But those spring pics are few and overcast compared to these sun drenched shots I took over several days … Continue reading

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48 FINAL DAYS OF OUTDOOR MEMORY ESCAPES

All Things Come to an End, if not this Pandemic (yet) I’ve continued posting the awkwardly named Daily Outdoor Memory Escapes far longer than I thought I would. Arguably the pandemic is worse in the whole of the USA than … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN REOPENED

After 5 months locked out, a return to the gardens Last March, on the weekend where Broadway was already shut down and schools were cancelling performances and assemblies, but the rest of the city was still open for a few … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE over TIMES SQUARE

The Tell-Tale Poster Shines on a Big Billboard over Broadway Last night Ed and I travelled to Times Square to watch the poster for my gothic musical short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” be broadcast over Times Square. … Continue reading

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108 WYCKOFF

I’ve been taking long walks in Brooklyn lately. And the other day in Cobble Hill I came upon this amazing facade festooning the brownstone at 108 Wyckoff Street. It’s a fantastic riot of mosaics and messages, colored stones and mirror … Continue reading

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A DAY IN SEDONA

The Landscape of Red Rock State Park – The Art in the Galleries

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40 More Days of Outdoor Memories

Covid 19 Taketh Away, but these Photos Remindeth When Covid 19 started us sheltering at home, and I started posting daily photo reminders of lovely outdoor memories, I didn’t think I would be doing this for three months and counting. … Continue reading

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WALNUT CANYON – Journey Through a 900 Year Old Native American Settlement

  The Hopi name is Wupatupqa. Also known as Walnut Canyon National Monument, it is the place, about 10 miles southwest of Flagstaff, Arizona, where 900 years ago the Sinagua people lived in at least 25 dwelling rooms along the … Continue reading

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40 Days of Outdoor Memories

Thanks A Lot, COVID 19!   Back in early April, when it became clear we would be hunkering indoors for at least the next month, barely getting out, and certainly not doing any traveling, I started posting on my social … Continue reading

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GRAND CANYON – BRIGHT ANGEL TRAIL

  Taking a Morning Hike Down into the Grand Canyon   The morning of our final day at the Grand Canyon, we took the Bright Angel Trail down to the first rest house and back up again. These first pictures … Continue reading

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GRAND CANYON – Long Walk along the South Rim

  Day Two at the Grand Canyon (South Rim)   The day after we drove along the Desert View Drive, and a lovely sunset at the trailer park we were staying, we returned to spend a full day walking along … Continue reading

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GRAND CANYON – DESERT VIEW DRIVE

  Grand Canyon South Rim – Day One   Our first approach to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim (see the North Rim post here) was from the East. Even before one enters the East Entrance of the Grand Canyon, one … Continue reading

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LAKE POWELL & RAINBOW BRIDGE

  A Day Trip on Lake Powell to Rainbow Bridge     Lake Powell is a manmade lake, created by the Glen Canyon Dam at the Arizona side and mostly snaking deep into Southern Utah, filling the canyons carved out … Continue reading

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The Dunedin Experience

    “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at the Dunedin Film Festival Plus an interview and Q&A with yours truly   January 10, 2020, my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” played at the Dunedin Film Festival … Continue reading

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HORSESHOE BEND

  Horseshoe Bend is the dramatic loop the Colorado River cuts through the land just south of Lake Powell by Page, Arizona. Lake Powell was formed by the building of the Glen Canyon Dam 1955 – 1966, which in turn … Continue reading

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ANTELOPE CANYON – Scooped Out Swirls of Light and Rock

  After we visited the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, we didn’t immediately drive down to the South Rim.  We first drove to Page, Arizona, on the shore of Lake Powell.  A Lake Powell boat ride booked for the … Continue reading

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