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Raúl

Raúl

The workshop was ending, and we were using the last fifteen minutes to make our way back to One on One, where we started. As we walked by, I pointed my camera in the direction of the barbershop.  This man walked into the frame, noticed my camera and stepped out of the frame. "No, no.  The photo would be better if you were in it.", I called out. He looked happy as he stepped back and walked back. He posed,…

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The High Line and Hudson Yards Vessel and Baldpate Mountain Hiking Trail

Tuesday Here it is just the second day of the workweek, and I am already thinking about Friday. When I first started working in information security, I got out of bed excited and ready to work. I used to describe myself as one of the defenders of the realm, building walls and moats and shields, to keep the attackers from defeating the castle and pillage the people. I card. What is it about work in the present that I no…

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Stroll along the Financial District Waterfront

I looked out the glass window of the coffee break room at the water and the sky. The weather outside looks damp and dreary. I wanted to use my camera so I took went outside and strolled the Financial District. along South Street from Old Slip to Wall Street. I crossed over South Street to Pier 11 and strolled along the waterfront. I didn't go too far — just a block or two.…

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Enjoying the spring weather in Battery Park

Battery Park I don’t enjoy commuting to New York City. Today, I expected my morning commute to Manhattan to be about two hours. It took me just under three hours. But once I am in the city, I enjoy having a choice of places to eat. I enjoy watching the tourist and daily commuters on their lunch breaks. And when the weather is excellent, like it is today, I enjoy the stroll from Old Slip to Battery Park. Right now,…

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