Saturday, March 14, 2009

NYPD Aids the “The Hang Up and Drive” Movement

Posted in Life tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , at 12:13 pm by Elaine Petrowski

Friday, the 13th of March 2009 was not a good day for New York City residents who chose to talk  on their hand-held cell phones while driving.  Seems the New York City Police Department implemented a crackdown and handed out 9,016 tickets for the offense in one 24- hour period.

I say HOORAY for the boys (and girls) in blue!

What do you suppose that says about the statistical likelihood you are encountering a great many inattentive drivers who are bumper-to- bumper, or worse yet, head-on, with you and your kids, parents, friends and family who are driving, playing and walking, each day?  Read the rest of this entry »

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

A glorious autumn in New York/New Jersey

Posted in Pursuit of Happiness tagged , , , , , , , , , at 10:15 pm by Elaine Petrowski

Here’s a momentary respite from all the frazzle.

I took these at The New York Botanical Garden, on a sunny, October Sunday. Autumn might be my favorite time of year here in the Northeast. and this year has been just exceptionally … well…  electric, breathtaking, blazing.  And it’s almost gone now.

For some reason posting these they made me think of a former boss who offered some fairly blistering critiques of my trade show (scintillating subject, eh?) shots.  My only comment to him: ” Just where on my resume did you see the word ‘photographer’? ”


© Elaine Martin Petrowski on 10-26-08