Category Archives: Two-fisted Touristing

Excursions around the world, ideally with some musical seasoning.

ARIZONA VISTAS

Continuing our August 2019 tour of the American West, after we left the grounds near the Petrified Forest Visitor Center, we drove on into the Petrified Forest National Park, a large national park in Eastern Arizona, with more petrified trees, … Continue reading

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PETRIFIED FOREST

If a tree falls in a forest 200 million years ago, can you hear it? Well, no, you probably will not hear it. But if the tree is carried away by flood waters, and quickly submerged in silt… … it … Continue reading

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METEOR CRATER

It’s been a while since I have shared another post from our 2019 Great American Southwest Tour. You wouldn’t want to miss out on Monument Valley, now would you? Well, we’ll get there, but we’re not there yet. There are … Continue reading

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A TOWN OF TWO LUCYS

In the village of Celoron, part of the town of Ellicott, on the western boundary of the city of Jamestown, in Chautauqua County, in the state of New York, United States, a statue was erected in honor of Lucille Ball, … Continue reading

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AUTUMNAL SPLENDOR in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Ed and I took some pretty pictures last Sunday in the the Brooklyn Botanic Garden…

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TELL-TALE NYLIFF AWARDS

NYLIFF – NEW YORK LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL gives “THE TELL-TALE HEART – a musicabre” the BEST THRILLER – SHORT award as well as a SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Danny Ashkenasi

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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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