…2019

Like all new years, 2019 dawns with limitless  promise and if the past is any guide 2019, like 2018, will end with most of those promises unfulfilled. It is the few that will be filled that provide hope for our dreams. Fear of the unknown causes so many problems, but their solutions also lie inContinue reading “…2019”

CitySketch: Pomona

Pomona by Nicolas Fouche, circa 1700 Across a street that is more like a driveway to the Plaza Hotel stands this statue of Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruit trees, orchards, and gardens.  Pomona is one of the few Roman deities who doesn’t have a Greek counterpart. She stands on top of the Pulitzer FountainContinue reading “CitySketch: Pomona”

CitySketch – Farragut

“Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead” David Farragut (paraphrased) David Glasgow Farragut was born in Tennessee and lived in Virginia prior to the Civil War but was a patriotic American who considered secession treason and moved his family to Hastings-on-Hudson before the outbreak of . He become one of the Union’s greatest naval officers. SomeContinue reading “CitySketch – Farragut”