Tag Archives: superstorm Sandy

Tried to warn you, Tampa

The week of superstorms, culminating in the weekend of anxiety. First there was Hurricane Harvey, bearing down on Houston, Texas like God Almighty was in a smiting mood. Then there was Hurricane Irma, clobbering Cuba and the Virgin Islands and then heading up Florida like a titanoboa ready to wrap around Florida’s peninsula and crush […]

‘The Best Illegal Bike ride in NYC’– RIP

(I had written this several years ago. Starting in 2006 and every year after, I made this bike ride sometime around November or December. It hadn’t occurred to me until I looked at the calendar that it was time to go–and most of the things I talk about here are gone as a result of […]