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snowy Sunday at Osage Avenue

Took a dawn walk this Sunday morning to see what the snow that fell all day yesterday—10 hours or so of flurries—would look like from behind the camera’s lens. Here are a few of the dawn shots. One is indoors, as you can see: our miraculous “Christmas” cactus, which came...

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Thanksgiving ’17

My dad—Sam Filreis—passed away suddenly on Thanksgiving a year ago. In 2007 he and I went on a river cruise up the Rhone in southern France, and brought back 4 bottles of a perfect Beaujolais, purchased after spending a happy afternoon drinking with the proprietors of a backcountry vineyard. When...

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Gloucester & Rockport

A family wedding in Gloucester, Mass. — perfect early-November weather and lots of occasions for running along the seawalls. We also drove up to Rockport and hiked out to the quarry in Halibut State Park. Click on any photo for a larger view and a permanent URL.    

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Catskills valley at 2000 feet

Some late-August photos of my favorite place in the world: a Catskills mountain valley formed by the Neversink River and two streams (Biscuit Creek and Pigeon Brook)—Frost Valley, whose lowest elevation is 1,900 feet above sea level. Click on any image for a larger view.    

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Rhinecliff Station along the Hudson

I had a half hour to kill while waiting for Jane to arrive on the 6:11 PM Amtrak coming from Penn Station to Rhinecliff Station along the Hudson, so I walked around and took in the scenes. I love the Hudson Valley and this odd old riverside station is one...

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Views from Hudson River Park on an August Sunday

I can’t think of an urban park I admire more than Hudson River Park running south from Chelsea all the way to the bottom of Manhattan Island. The features vary; it’s not a single design. Some of the piers have been renovated, but each differently. The gardens are gorgeous, each...