The last time I was in the Prudential office in Newark was 13 March 2020. Today, I went back. (RTW = return to work). It was a miserable day for it: cold, damp, overcast. I had become very comfortable with my work-from-home morning routine: Wordle at breakfast, walk to the Hudson River, run up the [...]
First snow. Hoboken Waterfront
There's a new kid in town: Jaume Plensa's "Water's Soul" on the Jersey CIty waterfront.
The office was closed because of COVID-19 and I needed something to replace my daily walks to and from the train station. So I started going for a walk down to the Hudson River every morning. On 6 July 2020, I started taking a picture of downtown Manhattan every time I went on Hoboken's Pier [...]
Since I'm not really commuting these days, I walk along the Hudson River each morning. I take the same picture at roughly the same time every day. This is a smörgåsbord of pictures from August and early September.
The “stay at home” order has been lifted, so we ventured into the city to see what’s what. Masks were worn at all times during this excursion. The area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal was pretty sketchy. All the tourists and commuters and theatre-goers are gone. The homeless and the drug-dealers and the junkies [...]
Hoboken businesses prepare for a George Floyd protest march tomorrow. Hopefully it will turn out to have been unnecessary.
It was a longer than usual commute yesterday.
Days in lockdown have a sameness to them. It's like groundhog day, all over again. I came across the critter in the pic above just across the street from the Hudson River, during one of my semi-regular sanity walks around town. Stay safe.
On Thursday, I took a walk to break up a day of WFH and discovered that the statue memorializing the Hamilton/Burr duel is on the riverfront in Weehawken, not on the heights like I thought.
Help is on the way, as the USNS Comfort arrives in NYC.
This is literally my daily commute now. Up the funky half-stairs half-ladder to my home office.
It was deserted at the Hoboken terminal on the morning of New Year's Eve..
Mild ice accumulation on the rooftop garden at Pru Tower in Newark
First storm of winter 2019/20 spritzes Newark with a bit of snow.
Toyota vs the Hoboken FD. The FD won. This was a demo, by the way.
There's no such thing as a weed.
Whatever it is, it's getting more elaborate. New posts with little globes (lights?) on top appeared over the weekend.
Like some sort of fairy toadstool ring, these colourful blocks and planters popped up in Newark's Washington Park. I have no clue why. They weren't here yesterday.