Perhaps no one else but myself cares about this, but Bette, the tree planted in December, 2007 outside my window as an early holiday present (okay, it was actually part of the million tree plan initiated in NYC by Mayor Bloomberg and Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project) deserves an update. Here, the before, middle…

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Yer all wet They say a sun shower is good luck, but it's darn hard to photograph. You can see the patch of sun on the asphalt, and if you zoom in on the blue car you can see the rain fall. A nice break from the tropical heat in Jackson Heights today, and Bette…

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At this time of year, everyone's thinking about what might get left under their tree. Me, I actually got a tree! Well, me and the rest of the Jackson Heights neighborhood. I heard this tremendous drilling sound outside this morning while getting ready for work and discovered they were digging up the sidewalk. Who knows…

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