Trick Jumps in Grand Theft Auto V

I meant to spend most of my break between semesters catching up on reading like I did last year, but we’re about a week out from the first day of class and I’ve only read through some volumes of the comic book series Grimm Fairy Tales. It’s not bad, but it’s also not the intellectuallyContinue reading “Trick Jumps in Grand Theft Auto V”

Happy Chanukah!

This is a bit delayed, it being the fourth night of Chanukah, but better late than never! I saw this poster hanging in the lobby of my mother’s apartment building when we went to visit her for Thanksgiving. I wasn’t aware there were enough Jewish tenants living there for the management to recognize the holiday.Continue reading “Happy Chanukah!”

Veteran’s Day Dinner 2013

Ever since I enlisted in the Army and businesses started offering Veterans Day promotions, I’ve tried to make it to a participating business each year. I’m not one to pass up free food, especially when it’s from a place like Olive Garden. I’m just being practical. Besides, I’m a veteran, and in a way, IContinue reading “Veteran’s Day Dinner 2013”

Chabad Succah in Union Square for Sukkot

My wife and I were downtown last Thursday to get some supplies from Petco. After shopping, we were cutting across Union Square to get to a subway entrance that’s closer to the L train when we saw a booth set up. My first thought was that it was the beginnings of the Christmas market. IContinue reading “Chabad Succah in Union Square for Sukkot”

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2011

After seeing the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular last Friday, my wife and I walked over to Rockefeller Center to take a look at the big Christmas tree.  It’s one of those iconic sights that you have to see to say you had the full Christmas tourist experience in the city.  We’re not tourists,Continue reading “Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2011”