Great New York City Architecture on the Upper East Side

I work on the Upper East Side in New York City, and as part of my job take a walk — sometimes twice a day, when necessary — to the main building of Weill Cornell Medical College, to pick up and drop off mail at the mail room and to pick up and drop off any deliveries that may be needed among the various departments of the College. It is quite a pleasant walk, chiefly because of all of the sights that I am fortunate to see, and the beautiful architecture I can enjoy daily.

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The Motorcycle as a Two-Wheeled Moving Art Exhibition

Since the day that I read the article The Mechanist on Not Being an Artist, I have often thought back to it, particularly when I am walking to my office and I pass what I consider to be the most elegant yet dangerous mode of street transportation — the motorcycle. I have given it much thought because every time I see a well designed and built motorcycle, my first thought is that I am lucky to have come across it and that it is as if I have entered a museum — only that I am clearly the sole visitor to the museum, and there is no admission fee.

Recently, I came across a motorcycle that was so lovely that I had to take a picture of it with my phone to share with you. Here it is in all of its glory.

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Drum Workshop CP9120AL Heavy Duty Throne Air Lift Tractor Seat Top Review

Drum Workshop are one of the most innovative music companies.  Their drum kits are profoundly beautiful and well-made and “DW” also make a lot of neat things that piano players or guitarists or other musicians can use even if they don’t play the drums.  I was lucky enough to stumble upon a DW solution to a problem I didn’t really know I had:  The Drum Workshop 9120 Heavy Duty Air Lift Throne.

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