A forgotten Garden in Fredericksburg VA – was to be part of The National Slave Museum.

UPDATED WITH 2017 PHOTOS – AT END OF ARTICLE. Tucked away in a remote area of Fredericksburg VA is a small garden – The spirit of Freedom – A somewhat forgotten part of what was to be The National Slave Museum. In 2013, mostly overgrown it is tended to, occasionally, by a young student who […]

NYC -The National Museum of the American Indian -Lower Manhattan – Free

The National Museum of the American Indian This is one building you can’t miss! One Bowling Green facing Broadway and Trinity Streets. Just a stones throw from the famous “Wall Street Bull”. And, only a short walk from Castle Clinton and the Statue of Liberty boat entrance.       The U.S. Custom House is […]

Spring Cleaning Time

Posted March 29, 2017  Will be cleaning up my files during the next few weeks. If I find anything interesting, I will post. If not, I will be back shortly, Note” if you recived a post  “Bank Notes” please let me know…. my system has been acting funny and this would be a good timeforme […]

NYC – Halloween – New York Style.

Well it is the time of year that many brownstones decorate their buildings. Here are a few examples:                   H A P P Y   H A L L O W E E N

NYC – Thanks for your support

Just about this time of year, in 2011, I started writing this blog. It is hard to believe that I have lasted this long. On a TV show (a few years back!) they claimed there are over 8 million stories to be told about NYC. I guess I have just put a little dent in […]

NYC – – Colorful East Village – Public Art

There’s plenty of art to see in museums and galleries around New York City, but when the weather is lovely, it’s nice to have options available to enjoy art in public areas. On a warm day this week, I traveled through  the East Village on my way to SOHO. I went that way so I […]

NYC – Squirrel Appreciation Day

Today is Squirrel Appreciation Day   How well do you know NYC’s furry friend? squirrels play a major role in helping to nourish our trees. Squirrels are mostly active during the daytime. They eat nuts, seeds, and berries, but please don’t feed them. They can bite! Squirrels are perfectly capable of feeding themselves. Squirrels also have an […]