Christmas Cabbage, etc.

| December 25, 2008 | 1 Reply

I spotted this ornamental cabbage poking out of the snow while walking through Manhattan two days ago.   Is this a hint of Spring to come or the very end of the summer?

Here are a couple of other cool things I saw while strolling through Manhattan.   How can you fit a blue whale in a room?  Here’s how the Museum of Natural History does it.

Some of the many vigil candles burning at St. Patrick’s Cathedral:

I went to St. Patrick’s to view the architecture.  It was cavernous and beautiful, as you can see below. And when I looked up to see the spandrels at St. Patrick’s I thought of Stephen J. Gould . . .

Merry Christmas, everyone.


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Category: photography, Whimsy

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich and his wife, Anne Jay, live in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where they are raising their two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Erich Vieth says:

    If you haven't yet seen David Attenborough's description of the blue whale (from "Blue Planet"), you MUST.

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