Posts Tagged ‘Lakes’

In which The Gay Recluse becomes a flaneur. Date of pictures: April 23, 2008 Location: 35th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison. We often think about the city streets as we would the surface of a lake. We imagine worlds beneath us we cannot ever see. The windows down are beautiful, however. Looking through them, […]


Our first impressions of Lake Placid are oddly and unexpectedly reaffirmed by our continuing explorations, which reveal the existence of a completely inaccessible series of estates — here they are called “camps” — that ring the shoreline of the lake. Still filled with a naive optimism after descending from the nearby mountain, we had succumbed […]