Today I went up to the Metropolitan Museum here in NYC to see the exhibition of samurai swords and armor. The show was a lot of fun, but I was disappointed to find out that no photography was permitted - I had brought a little point and shoot in the hope of putting some pics here on No Hassle at the Castle.
After I finished looking, it occurred to me that of all the times I've been to the Met over the last twenty-plus years, I don't think I've ever had a camera with me. So I marched around for quite a while happily snapping some of my favorites from the collection. I knew I looked just like a tourist, but got over it quickly enough. Here are a few of the things I looked at today: