Abandoned Buildings on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (AKA 7th Avenue)

These are some pictures of two old, abandoned buildings we saw on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (which is also Seventh Avenue). I have no idea what these buildings were originally built for, but the narrower one had been repurposed at least once. The arched openings had been sealed over with concrete blocks that hadContinue reading “Abandoned Buildings on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (AKA 7th Avenue)”

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Positive Extremism

In his “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” dated April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed the subject of extremism as it applied to the nonviolent direct action he was advocating in Birmingham. Specifically, he was responding to the fact that he had been labeled an extremist by “white moderates” and the Christian leadership of localContinue reading “Martin Luther King, Jr. and Positive Extremism”

Israeli School of U.P.K. Black Jewish Supremacist Extremist Group

Last Saturday my wife and I were in Times Square, heading to Olive Garden to have a nice dinner for our anniversary.  We got off the train at 42nd street and walked through Times Square to do a little site seeing first.  I was surprised to see what looked like a hate group preaching inContinue reading “Israeli School of U.P.K. Black Jewish Supremacist Extremist Group”

Itim Na Pusa Photo Update 2

My, my! Look how Timmy’s grown! He’s getting so big so fast! He’s a really good cat. I wasn’t sure about him at first, but now he’s very energetic and playful. Our other two cats have both taken a liking to him. My wife is really fond of him too. What’s best about Timmy isContinue reading “Itim Na Pusa Photo Update 2”

Itim Na Pusa Photo Update

By request, I’m giving a photo update on how Itim Na Pusa is doing. Itim, or now sometimes Timmy for short, seems to be doing better since he got here. He’s a lot more playful and active. He cleaned up nice too. One strange thing about him is how he likes to stand in hisContinue reading “Itim Na Pusa Photo Update”