Happy Birthday Mom!

Mom is 88 today, and she’s doing phenomenally. We have no warm weather trips this year, but we did get up to Chicago in January to see Randy Rainbow, https://www.randyrainbow.com, a very funny fellow who posts many funny and well-executed videos on youtube. We...

January Cats

January – well, it’s over. We had some bitterly bitter cold and I ended up in the ER for a record-breaking third time. It was because of the high heart rate with Afib again, but then I got to see a new Electrophysiologist last week, is a heart doctor who...

Bitter cold plus other stuff

First of all – the Sunday before Xmas Mom came down with a “cold.” She came to our house the Thurs. evening before Xmas and coughed a whole lot. On the 23rd, Kevin was suddenly sick with her “cold.” I did my best to keep my distance, and...

Wrapping up 2023

Here’s a lamp I bought at the Union Square Christmas market. The seller claimed it’s made in Indonesia, and hopefully that’s true and it wasn’t made by Chines slave laborer children. Kevin took this beautiful sunrise picture while I was gone....

Ending our trip with a Bang

After racing through the Met I wanted to walk through Central Park for a bit. I knew Mom wouldn’t be up for much of it but at least we got to walk for a while. Many festive horse and carriages were trotting around; I think maybe they were $7/minute? Maybe...

The Met

Thursday Dec. 14th, we took the subway to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I’d bought tickets online at the last minute in our hotel room and was glad we didn’t have to wait in that line. The coat check line was long enough. So many people there, always....