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My Summer To Do List

When my daughter was going into junior year, I found a handwritten list in colored magic markers in her bedroom that said “Summer To Do List.” Of course, I swiped it and put it in my box of treasures for safe keeping, but I remember it had some really adorable things on it, like going to an outdoor concert, getting a tan, and having a summer fling. 207 more words


Some New Things Out

It’s June, which means I’m hip deep in my annual summer doldrums, and not feeling particularly writerly—an unfortunate circumstance, because with things a little on the quieter side (not teaching summer classes, for instance), you’d think I’d be writing up a storm. 292 more words


Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2018

This past weekend I did one of my favorite things, I visited Coney Island for its 2018 Mermaid Parade!  Coney Island is one of those places that epitomizes what Summer is.   282 more words


Street Photographer

Fuji X-T2 and XF 18-55 LM OIS Lens – 1/125 @ f/5.6 – ISO 200

This is a casual portrait I took of the legendary street photographer Louis Mendes at the 2018 Coney Island Mermaid Parade. 19 more words



So many mermaids and other beautiful creatures came out to Coney Island on Saturday June 16th for the annual celebration of summer ~ see more photos on my Instagram @thom_lang


Travel Tuesdays: Brooklyn

Here is the third part of my travel series focusing on my recent trip to New York! Check out the two previous instalments here if you haven’t had a look yet: … 416 more words


Police Investigating After Large Brawl Breaks Out On Coney Island Beach

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating a brawl that broke out on a Coney Island beach and left two people hospitalized.

The incident, which happened around 7 p.m. 229 more words