Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Brooklyn Bridge

In 1883, P.T. Barnum led a procession of 21 elephants over the Brooklyn Bridge to quell fears that it might be unstable. 127 years later, it still stands whereas many of its contemporaries have crumbled.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Girl in Magenta

I often feel as if the wearing of bright colors imparts a magnetism that surpasses visual conspicuity. It is an invitation for others to notice you where they otherwise would have overlooked you.

Monday, October 11, 2010


With the highest metabolisms of all animals, hummingbirds have developed the ability to assess sugar content in the nectar they consume and will reject nectar that is less than 10% sugar.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

San Francisco International Airport: Part 2

"Dreams feel real while we're in them. It's only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange." -Cobb

Friday, October 8, 2010

San Francisco International Airport

The 10th busiest airport in the United States, SFO first opened in 1927 on 150 acres of cow pasture.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Tullips In Central Park

The most frequented urban park in the United States, Central Park receives 25 million visitors annually, or a little less than 70,000 a day.

Monday, October 4, 2010

St. Thomas Church on 5th Avenue

In true Gothic architectural style, the church was built entirely of stone, without any steel reinforcing. All of the arches and ribbed vaults within the building are fully load-bearing.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Rockefeller Center

I can't wait to come ice skate here in the Winter. It might be touristy or gimmicky but I can't wait.