Pyrography

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Have you ever heard of the art of pyrography?  Well, at least not using that name.  It’s the scientific name for wood burning.  Filipono Artist Jordan Mang-osan uses a magnifying glass to focus the sun’s rays onto large pieces of wood to create elaborate landscapes.  It’s really quite something.  The patience to hold the magnifying … Continued

Manhattanhenge, July 2010

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Last night was the Manhattanhenge, the twice yearly event when the setting sun aligns perfectly with the cross streets of Manhattan.  It’s a unique event that is spectacular if you can catch it on the right block. We did alot of walking from 42nd, to 34th Sts, and 3rd Ave. to 8th Ave.  Ideally you … Continued