Life Underground: Sewer workers

Life Underground: Sewer workers

One of several “Life Underground” bronze sculptures by Tom Otterness at the 14th Street-Eighth Avenue subway station in New York City. This one appears to show a female sewer worker holding a manhole cover and a supervisor.

Rusty Power

Rusty Power

It sounds like the name of a male dancer, but it’s really the negative charge clamp for my car’s battery. Tricks of the ambient light make the greenish areas look like they’re radioactive and glowing, and the forward bolt look three-dimensional.

Photographed for the Macro Mondays “Rust” and FlickrFriday “Power” challenges on Flickr.

Coyoty eats a pound of steamed PEI mussels.

At Ten Penny in Pittsburgh, PA in July.


“lemon, white wine, shallots, garlic butter, garlic toast” in a cast-iron pot.

For some reason, mentioning PEI mussels online gets a lot of attention. When I posted this visit on Twitter, I kept getting favorites and reposts.


“Port-Poached Pear, Tanqueray Gin, Rosemary Syrup, Lemon” served in a steel cup.