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The Elements of Typographic Style

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Entries in NY (3)


Behind the Signs

There are over 2 million road signs in New York City. They are all made by a team of 22 people in a DOT sign shop in Queens. Really nice video here - with some great accents. I ❤ NY. 


Castle Rock

Opening the blinds in my room at the Garrison Institute I was presented with a lovely view of Castle Rock. The rough-cut stones, red slate roof, and towers of this mansion make it one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Hudson Valley. It was built in 1881 for William H. Osbourne, president of the Illinois Central Railroad, and later inhabited by Henry Fairchild Osbourne and Henry Fairchild Osbourne, Jr. [NOTES: It is said that John Muir frequently stayed at Castle Rock and wrote a book there. The rumor that Castle Rock was used as the residence of the Wicked Witch of the West in the movie Wizard of Oz, however, is unfortunately incorrect]. 


Memorial Day 2011

Went to the Memorial Day parade this morning to watch my daughter play clarinet in the NRHS marching band (great job, Amy). Lots of motorcycles and bagpipes and veterans of foreign wars and sparkly floats and prancing baton twirlers and horses. And I took pictures of everything. But my favorite shot of all is the little guy above biting the windowsill in rapture while watching the show with his mom.