Hexagrams in India

By UrbanAnthropod, July 26, 2010 4:26 pm
Humayun\'s Tomb

Humayun\'s Tomb

The most noteworthy building of the Agra Fort complex is the palace for royal women, Jahangiri Mahal. The large doorway to the Mahal was adorned with mutltiple hexagrams. As a Gothamite coming across this Mughal structure, I immediately thought of the numerous synagogues I routinely walk past. While the building is of the typical Indo-Persian …

Colossal waste of time

By UrbanAnthropod, July 12, 2010 6:04 pm

After July 13 2010, passport fees will be increased. So I went out and had my passport pictures taken and filled out the form for renewal since I have only 4 months left on my current passport. The web sites say that one can go to the passport facilities, like various U.S. Post offices. So …

Nest at the Cathedral

By UrbanAnthropod, July 1, 2010 11:33 am
Testing the wind

Testing the wind

The unfinished Cathedral of St. John the Divine has been the nesting sight for a pair of hawks for a while now. The current pair, Isolde and Norman, have had a successful fledging this year. I visited the nest a few times this month to see how this new fledgling faired. I can often see …

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