Monday, September 16, 2019

Mikes Miscellaneous Monday’s 9-16-19

I  am about as unreligious as it is possible to be. But while my nieces were visiting from out of town recently I took them to St Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC. It is an absolutely beautiful building, inside and out. https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1InzrbJcIN4Gx6azYQPvdCyS12R_OQqyDhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1ZGqLbbjC4FYnqR5UdykBhW_U-rqbHxqNhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=19HrMhaSVcM6ase_FECmAc30PjlzEF4Hthttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1v3xgCv23VVocq8YmkcrbgpCxf4S-S_qH

Sunday, September 15, 2019

A Few Of my Favorite Things


I just wanted to share a  few things I've found around the web recently that I've found interesting and enjoyable. I was planning on using this as a way to inspire me to post more frequently.


This Mexican street/ beach food looks seriously delicious.

This Fish on a Stick Might Be the Best Beach Snack in Mexico

Pescado embarazado translates to pregnant fish but actually refers to the grilled fish skewers of Nayarit, Mexico. Here's the full backstory and recipe.
Author Amanda Little explains why high-nutrient, high-flavor crops are the most likely to suffer in a less predictable environment. Amanda Little is the author of the new book The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World.

The Most Delicious Foods Will Fall Victim to Climate Change

Author Amanda Little explains why high-nutrient, high-flavor crops are the most likely to suffer in a less predictable environment. Amanda Little is the author of the new book The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World.

The Pogues are my favorite band of all time. The lead singer Shane McGowan's song writing is very underrated. I think he's a poet. Ireland's top rated chat show recently hosted another Irish great, Sinead O'Connor. She did a cover of one of my favorite songs

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

I have overheard tourists talking about how they “did” The Met in a few hours. I spent the best part of three hours there and barely scratched the surface. The Egyptian rooms alone could keep you  occupied for hours. 
It really is an amazing place. https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1On6Mivbp3QR-zjOFyk9BC4sMiekCThmdhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1meM_PUe2CHw5XrHgwZRQ_aqY20WujLF6https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1CelTs_5Cu2bqaODPe06BNPWXIZjJEYulhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1RqjurLQgepYyAEd4yjpJUD7KbAa245kwhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1vH4ZgkXFWp69qw9EePFgj7X2rFP3ZT0-https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=15y8KJdedKCBPoJCBMKAM4gl8NJBl7Y6Bhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1k4C_wQ6NtvllVXDP2rSBMAxC0WuE_4gT

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Staten Island Ferry: Who doesn’t love a free harbor cruise?

Two of my nieces were visiting NYC from Ireland and I took the opportunity to do a lot of tourist things I never do living in the city.
One of my favorite things is The Staten Island Ferry. A free commuter boat with frequent trips and great views of the Statue of Liberty and the city skyline. 
You do have to exit and reboard for your return trip. In a very short time you can see the difference in the light on the skyline on both trips.