Sunday, November 24, 2019

Atlantic City Sunrise

Last year I spent Thanksgiving in Atlantic City, New Jersey. One of my favorite things in watching the sunrise on a beach. This year I’m spending a few days in Philadelphia.

I spent last Thanksgiving in #atlanticcity last year. Loved my #sunrise beach walks. Different plans this year. @ Atlantic City, New Jersey

Posted by Michael Richardson on Sunday, November 24, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Moore Street, Dublin, Childhood Memories

One of the first memories I have of Moore Street was the slap on the back of my head I received from my father. I thought imitating one of the women selling fruit was hilarious, my father wasn’t of the same opinion. Moore Street was such a part of Dublin life. “Ye want bangers youngfella ?” when selling illegal fireworks. I read recently that the last of the dealers are moving out. It’s a little sad. I stumbled upon this post on Facebook. I wonderful collection of images from not so long ago but a completely different time.

I posted these at midnight in a group called "Dublin Down Memory Lane" and in 40 minutes there were 350 likes! And the...

Posted by Michael Foley on Monday, October 7, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Spooky Pumpkin Garden at NYBG

Every year on the run up to Halloween the Everett Children’s Garden get a makeover. Not too spooky for little ones but a fun thing nonetheless. 
There is also a nice collection of giant pumpkins and gourds.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Brews, Blues and Botany at NYBG

The Botanical Gardens in The Bronx has several very enjoyable events during the year. My favorite is The Holiday Train Show but a very close second is Brews, Blues and Botany. With tastings of some great beers and some really good music in the beautiful surroundings of NYBG in The Bronx.