This month has been crazy busy. With NY Fashion Week, the unofficial holiday known as First Day of School and my determination to enjoy the last few days of summer, I feel as though I’ve had no time to just be. It’s fun but it’s exhausting.
To continue with the theme of the month, as you read this, I’m on my way to the Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media National Conference (LATISM13) where I’ll be attending some great seminars and events as well as serving as a volunteer.
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On Isolation and Inspiration

I’m always amazed that in our hyper-connected world, so many of us still suffer from feelings of isolation. With three million ‘social’ networks, ubiquitous laptops, cell phones and tablets we’re more connected to each other than we’ve ever been in history yet on a disturbingly regular basis, I and my friends mention really craving face time. And no, not that Facetime provided by Apple!
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June Photo Diary ~ Rainy Day in Madison Square …

orly-genger-art-installation - rainy day in NYC
Rainy days make me happy. Sometimes happier than sunny days. Rain invites introspection and contemplation; it washes things clean. I thought I’d share a few rainy day images from Madison Square Park in midtown. Enjoy!
orly-genger-art-new-york rainy day in nyc

 

orly-genger-detail - rainy day in NYC
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water fountain

 

 

torrential rain

Torrential. This is my New York.

Images by Patranila.

P.S. Don’t forget that Google Reader is shutting down next week.

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June Photo Diary ~ FDNY

New York City Life
I love New York. I love it for the simple fact that you can round a corner and find any number of spectacles with which to be intrigued, horrified or just plain bored. The FDNY never fails to create spectacle, the good kind.
You never know what kind of emergency they are responding to but each one is business as usual for them.
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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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