Park Avenue with long lens, misty and mysterious.
Two strokes. One on the left. Did more damage. One on the right. Just effected my right hand. Some spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spine), neuropathy in the left leg, and a few other things like Crohn's (under control) and a tremor in both hands.
I'm on Medicaid. And that means I can and do have a health aide woman, Marie, that comes by 4 times a week for 4 hours a day. I have two sisters that are around to help.
One bright day, maybe I was eight years old, dad bought me a Gilbert chemistry set. He had a scientific bent. Albert Einstein was one of his heros. I was no Einstein. Whatever scientific kits my dad gave me were turned into weapons. If I had the ingredients poison gas would have been on the agenda. Luckily the internet was in the future.
Water for Free One thing I can say is that being ambulatory is pretty necessary for being a photographer. Not absolutely, but like eyesight, fair requirement. I did have a student once who arrived at my apartment and I discovered she was legally blind. I don't know how one qualifies for that category but she … Continue reading Writing
One of the first things I noticed when I returned from Cardinal Cooke rehab was that there was no furry critter in the house watching me and jumping on the kitchen counter when I made a sandwich. I knew of course that I had given Mia to my niece after my strokes. And of course … Continue reading Return of Mia
For $75 you can now buy the high resolution file I use to print all my online images. The files are profiled with Adobe 98, and are mostly at least 5000 pixels on the long side. You can find the licensing link on the right side of this blog, or here: High Resolution Royalty Free … Continue reading Licensing Images
A Tough Day I had a neurology follow up yesterday, Mt. Sinai, Dr. Neuro 2, at 2 pm. It was the first time I was going to use Access-A-Ride (A-A-R). A-A-R is run by the city for people that can't use public transit. To get it you fill out a bunch of forms, and then … Continue reading You Know How To Make The Appointment