6/11/11 – 6/19/11

6/19/11 Happy Birthday to my nephew, the Vinman. He turns 23 today and is a fine young man. We love you kid !!! Happy Father’s Day to all you dad’s out there. It ain’t easy being a parent these days, and we all deserve credit and recognition. That […]

6/5/11 – 6/10/11

6/10/11 We have fresh butterfly eggs on our fennel bush. In a few days, they will hatch, grow into mighty caterpillars, then cocoon and become the summers first crop of Leone butterflies. We can’t wait…. Here’s a tease from last summer’s crop – Our Summer Butterflies – July […]

6/1/11 – 6/4/11

6/4/11 Well, we officially have only 2 boys living at home now. Joe stopped by with a U-Haul to pick up his old bed, and AC unit and some other items. He and KP also spent their first night sleeping at their home. Congrats guys, and good luck… […]

5/24/11 – 5/31/11

5/30/11 All Gave Some, Some Gave all – God Bless America On this Memorial Day, we honor those fallen in service to our country. We thank you all, and your families for your sacrifice and dedication to keeping us free. Here are pics from the College Point Memorial […]

5/18/11 – 5/23/11

5/23/11 Here’s some video of bringing one of the dry coolers to the roof. Dry Cooler lift video. Their motto ? – ‘We pick thing sup and we put things down.’ 5/22/11 Just got word that an image such as this is now banned by OSHA at major […]

5/10/11 – 5/17/11

5/17/11 Breaking News, from TR. Reports coming in that Osama has met the first of the 72 virgins that were waiting for him. Congrats to Joe & Kim, got the keys to their new home last night. Good Luck guys, we love you… Joe & Kim new home […]

5/1/11 – 5/9/11

5/9/11 This just in from the TR, The TRUTH about Bin Laden’s burial at sea Bin Laden Given Religious Funeral Prior to Sea Burial Published May 02, 2011 Osama bin Laden was given a religious funeral prior to his burial at sea, senior military officials told Fox News. […]

4/24/11 – 4/30/11

4/30/11 My nephew, the Vinman, played the Alphabet Lounge, on the Lower East Side, with that rising new group, From Out Of Nowhere – checkout the pics here, From Out Of Nowhere – Alphabet Lounge – April 2011 – enjoy the slideshow below, in fullscreen and also make […]

4/17/11 – 4/23/11

4/23/11 Our newest Florence Nightingale, KpM came home with this interesting sunburn treatment. Sunburn Treatment A guy fell asleep on the beach for several hours and got a horrible sunburn, specifically to his upper legs. He went to the hospital, and was promptly Admitted after being diagnosed with […]

4/4/11 – 4/16/11

4/16/11 We don’t know what the new IT org structure will look like when all is said and done, and there are never guarantees that all is done. With that said, it was extremely difficult to lose 2 of our founding fathers in NYDCOPS. Our Easy Rider, LF, […]

4/1/11 – 4/3/11

4/3/11 Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife, Rosanne. Have a very Happy Birthday, and enjoy your special day !!! I Love You !!! I bought my honey a sexy new outfit for our no-no time. Doesn’t she look stunning in it ? I just had to share… Bryant […]

3/21/11 – 3/27/11

3/27/11 I’m sure the word is out. The rumor is true. If you heard it, and couldn’t or still can’t believe it, well it. happened. I was dancing. And not just one dance, one day. A few dances across two days. Here I am with my great-niece JG, […]

3/15//11– 3/20/11

3/20/11 28 years ago today I married Rosanne Albanese. Happy Anniversary sweetheart. That was the happiest day of my life, and after all this time, I still find you an amazing woman. You are a beautiful, sexy woman. Strong, confident, loving and caring, and so full of life. […]

3/9/11 – 3/14/11

3/14/11 Here’s a great pic of my beautiful great-niece JG. You look stunning in this sepia toned photo. What the funk is this ? It was installed recently, but I’ll be damned if I know what it is. I was just thinking, you all thought I was nuts […]

3/1/11 – 3/8/11

3/8/11 Something from Facebook. 3/6/11 The NYC subway system can be an interesting source for information. Here’s an example of an educational site that looks at foreign immigration… (the views represented here, are not necessarily those of the Musings) Lady Liberty was at the corner of 42nd Street […]

2/24/11 – 2/28/11

2/26/11 Happy Birthday to AM, who turns Sweet 16 today. Have a great time celebrating in Vermont. They are beginning to build the new glass facade at the main entrance to our building. Target erected these huge bookshelves in front of the NY Public Library the other day. […]

2/15/11 – 2/23/11

2/23/11 Happy Anniversary to my folks. Married 54 years today. Congratulations !!! How do you do it ? Happy Birthday to my UD. Enjoy your day… When you sign a release form that your photos can be used in the future as stock photos out in marketing land, […]

2/6/11 – 2/14/11

2/14/11 Happy Valentines Day to all you mothers, and lovers out there. I Love You Rosanne !!! Happy Birthday to my sis-in-law DA. Enjoy your day today. 2/13/11 Thanks PO JaL !!! Newly engaged JaL and KM moved one step closer to buying a new home. Good luck […]

2/1/11 – 2/5/11

2/5/11 I should have known better. That was Mayor Bloomberg who hoisted that Steelers Terrible Towel on the NY Public Library. He lost a bet, and we all have to look at that towel for a day. Oh well, Good luck to the Steelers this Sunday in the […]

1/28/11 – 1/31/11

1/31/11 The Moose, BE fished this vintage pic of EB from the FHS days. All’s I can say is look at the size of that ‘fro… and on a white guy !!! Boom Boom turned 50 the other day and was surprised when his family & friends all […]

1/17/11 – 1/27/11

1/27/11 Rosanne created this giant snowman today. It came out great. Wow, we got socked with a lot of snow this morning. We had about 17 inches. Amazing. Real pretty, but way too much snow to enjoy. One of the baby cats is even fed up with all […]

1/9/11 – 1/16/11

1/16/11 Good win by the Jets. They deserved the win, and out played the Pats…. On to Pittsburgh Go Jets. !!! 1/15/11 Pumps are all done. You guys did a great job here. Don’t f@#$ with me !!! JjLJr has had problems with his computer for months. Not […]

1/1/11 – 1/8/11

1/8/11 Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kim, and her family, as we all pray for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. Ms Giffords is married to Kim’s astronaut cousin, Capt. Mark Kelly and was shot today in Tucson. 1/7/11 Here’s a blast from the past. SaY dug […]

12/29/10 – 12/31/10

12/30/10 I really give Scooby and the crew a lot of credit for the work they do. Watching them lift this 1,500 pound motor today shows the commitment and work ethic involved in this line of business. Great work guys, thank you so much…. I was sure glad […]

12/20/10 – 12/28/10

12/28/10 Checkout the Queens Crap blog for the latest happenings around Queens. Here’s a recent entry, with a submission from the Musings. I don’t know what going on. We haven’t seen a plow or a bus since the storm started. Not one of either. Very atypical. There is […]

12/15/10 – 12/19/10

12/19/10 As we approach Christmas, I find the obscure information fascinating. Here’s an interesting analysis. Santa, the scientific view… Not sure if you are on the Naughty or Nice list ? Here’s a way to tell real quick if you’ve been really bad Friday marked 29 years since […]

12/7/10 – 12/14/10

12/14/10 We had our annual holiday party last night. Everyone had a great time, and we all really appreciate these times when we can get together as a group. Although the group always seems smaller, we are all thankful for being able to continue to work together as […]

12/1/10 – 12/6/10

12/6/10 My Grandmother, Anna (Zelda to me), turns 100 years old today. Just pause and think about that for a moment. 100 years old. Think about the history she has seen. She was born in 1910, married Grandpa in 1938, and is responsible so far for 3 children, […]

11/27/10 – 11/30/10

11/30/10 Me, DN from Chicago and RC from the UK came across the King on our PATH ride back to the city. 11/29/10 We lost a great comedy actor, Leslie Nielsen has passed away. And he will be missed. 11/28/10 Here’s a song my honey really likes at […]