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    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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IMAC gets big in Huntington (Will this be good?)

KW: In my experience, bigger is usually not better, especially with art events. I also fear that this expansion of IMAC may create parking and traffic problems and impose on the local flavor of downtown Huntington. The parking/shuttling plan is awfully complicated. We shall see… (excerpt from) Newsday Huntington board approves variance for IMAC parking […]

2010: Smog alert for 4th of July: Please take care or yourself (and pollute less)

The following NY State websites have background info on smog. (Though I did not see the current warnings featured on the front page…): NY State DEC and NY State Department of Health There is an air quality advisory for Sunday, July 4th of 2010 for Long Island and the NYC metro area. 10am to 10pm.

Photo…Driving home from work: Free show!

KW: I wish I had captured the moment on tape. Though, I did get a photo quick enough. Wanna know what it’s about?…

Driving around Babylon? Quick traffic note…

Friday, March 12th at 12:40pm: Sunrise Highway, going East, around the area of Babylon Town Hall (which I think is in “North Lindenhurst”) is currently shut down. Ian sent in this photo from the road. In the photo, the police officer is looking at a police car door which is smashed in…

A local news update: big fire north of Sunrise Highway in Suffolk

It is Thursday, Dec. 31st at 4:05pm Ian reports from the road, that north of Sunrise Highway, and just west of Sagtikos, you can see from the road a huge fire. It looks like it may be a building or set of buildings in West Islip, but he is not positive. It does not seem […]

New York City experiment: car free zones on Broadway

Wow. This is actually a very green idea. Wonder if the idea will spread… (excerpt from) Newsday/AP New Yorkers prepare for car-free Times Square May 24, 2009 …As part of a Department of Transportation plan to make the city more livable, cars will be banned from stretches of Broadway at Times Square and at Herald […]

Red light cameras may come to Long Island

Suffolk County and Nassau County may begin using red light cameras. A bill is in the NY State legislature to allow them to do so.

Traffic Jam-Bay Shore-Wed. March 25th

Traffic Jam on Sunrise Highway East, around the Robert Moses Parkway exits.

Photos: Lindenhurst Hail Storm, August 2008

(More photos at “read more”) Ian and I had the interesting experience of a little summer hail in our lovely, Long Island environment. We were driving in Lindenhurst on Sunrise Highway around 6pmish, today, August 14, 2008, and there was rain, lightening, ominous clouds, and lots of hail. Ian says it was up to nickel […]

Two exciting conventions: McKinney at Hip-Hop and Peace and Freedom

National Hip-Hop Political Convention Opens By Jeff Chang Posted 07/31/2008 at 10:27 AM Today, [Thursday, July 31st] the National Hip-Hop Political Convention opens in Las Vegas. Thousands are expected to attend the Convention, with some coming from as far as Colombia and South Korea yesterday for the opening b-boy battle, that featured a showdown between […]

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com Posted using ShareThis Some overview and more background from KW: Community activists and environmental groups pushed hard to take back the Edgewood Preserve. The land was supposed to be given to the state for open space, and simply was not deeded correctly. It belongs to the […]