Tuesday, December 29, 2009

What Time Is It?

This could only mean 1 thing: Time to head out to see Avatar in the 3D Imax Experience

Looking forward to it. Oh snap, I should put on my contacts if I am going to be wearing 3D glasses.

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

End of Another Season...And I thank God for it.

So the post you are about to read could really be considered an update to the “Life Should Be Fun”  piece I did last month.

I had mentioned how I was in need of some fun and a change.  My fun had largely consisted of playing and coaching volleyball a good 3-4 days of my week but that had slowly become the most laboring part of my week due to the level of enthusiasm I was getting from my teammates and a few of the people I coached. 

Everyone knows that volleyball, especially gay volleyball, has so much attitude no matter what level you are playing that you would think everyone was making money off of playing just for the fun of it.  We all know what this is not the case because if you could be making money off of playing volleyball you wouldn’t be playing in that gym in Chelsea.

Well as of Thursday our season ended and with the 5 teammates who made it to the game we won our last game of the season.  No, not the match just the very last game.  I must say that when things are not gelling as a team that I learned I should really just concentrate on making myself a better player by playing to my fullest extent all the way around.  Improve and feel good about your level of play opposed to arguing with teammates who are too busy being cute and talking to friends while they are supposed to be actually playing.  I mention no names; not like they would ever see this.   

In the end no matter how much I was saddened by this season I do feel like I, myself, played on a higher level than I have before and for that I am happy.

But never again will I ever want to see any of those people on my team again.  Oh okay, maybe one or two but no more than that.

And since I am on a slight rant, “WHAT THE HELL IS WITH THIS COLD WEATHER?  IT ISN’T EVEN WINTER YET!!!!!”

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Highlights of One of a Kind Show.

Javier Gomez Studio


Great photography.

Loved his Urban collection.

We just have no more space for photography on the walls.

Nancy Nicholson: Artist


Great cityscapes done in stained glass.

She had them lit in boxes and they looked amazing.

Would think one in a lit box or hanging in the window by wires would look great

Mark Jeremy Gleberzon:


Acrylic paintings on canvas.

We are considering one of his pieces to hang on the wall.

If you are around NYC this weekend then go check it out.  If not, hit the website www.oneofakindshownyc.com and maybe u will see something u like as well.

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Winter Freeze

Drip, drip, drip, sniff.

Yes, that would be the sound my nose makes as I come in the door after walking from the subway a mere two blocks away. It is so cold outside, a rip roaring 21F degrees, that I seriously considering not going out for the entire weekend.  Haha, I know that is impossible as I have to be over near Terminal 5 in Manhattan in an hour or so. Best thing about that is Terminal 5 is basically on the Hudson River so not only will it be cold but the wind off the river should basically snap me in half.

I really shouldn’t complain not when I can go to the GAP and get sweaters for 50% off or maybe get a new coat.  My winter coat from last year was hardly used and the shell isn’t even at my house.

Hey B, I need to get that back from you sometime soon; I am sure it is stuffed in your closet somewhere. I know you will read this eventually.

Not much to do this holiday season and I think that could be a good thing, but damn I get another year older next Tuesday and have a company holiday party on the same night. I say this; if it is 21 degrees comes Tuesday night I will not be out in the freezing air ice skating. I promise you that.

I think I am doing another post later today so keep an eye out for it.

Photos were taken last week (2 different days) at The Pond @ Bryant Park. http://www.thepondatbryantpark.com/

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Forgive But Never Forget.

On December 7, 1941 2,402 Americans were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Take a moment to reflect on the people who gave their lives that day, and never forget the brave Men and Women fighting for our country today.

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Friday, December 04, 2009

So good to see Jake Smile Again.

And here are a few pics of him filming for his new movie.  I posted these a while ago on my Life Should be Fun site, but can u ever get too much really.

How I Spent the Afternoon.