I have been feeding humming birds for years in my Valley Cottage backyard. They are tiny wonders of nature that never cease to amaze me.They have the ability to hover in mid-air or fly forward,
Always Double Check When Paying For Parking
I was parked up in Nyack a few days ago to get a haircut and rushed out because I knew I only had about 5 minutes or so left on the meter. But when I returned back to my car, to my disbelief, I had a bright red ticket on my windshield. "How is this possible?!" I asked myself. But when I got into my car I found that the ticket had expired about a half hour before I got back to my car.
I found out that although I had inserted the correct amount of change into the machine, it had only taken 2 out of the 4 quarters I had given it. In my haste I had not realized what had happened and just rushed to my car to leave the ticket on the dash. So now I want to impart my knowledge on all my friends and followers: Always double check your parking ticket to see what time the machine has displayed before printing your ticket! You may find that it didn't take a few quarters and you have to reinsert them. If I knew this before I could have saved myself from a $15 parking violation.
I came to New York from Australia in 1987 and lived in Manhattan for 15 years, before moving to Nyack in 2002. In Manhattan I gained extensive experience in real estate development and investment, wor....