Last year I had the idea of posting photos of some of my favorite scenes of Christmas I encounter in New York. But I never followed up by actually doing it. That may have had something to do with my hard drive crashing right around that time.
Anyway, today I'm feeling uninspired and slightly irrelevant (I could be encouraged by more comments!) so I am going to kick off my New York Christmas Scenes series. I can't promise a photo a day but I have a few others waiting in the wings so I will try and make this a regular posting - just realize I do not in any way hold myself as anything more than a point and shoot photographer that occasionally gets lucky with a decent picture.
This first Christmas photo, taken on my way home from church Sunday, is the tree at Lincoln Center lightly dusted with fresh snow, the scene (or possibly the bitter 20-something temps) momentarily took my breath away: