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Monticello in May

It’s been awhile since the last entry due to schedules and trips. So here we are, way back in May 2017, exploring Charlottesville, VA┬ábefore a wedding. One major stop for us was Monticello. We actually went twice, which can be … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanical and the Cherry Blossoms of Spring 2017

I hadn’t been sure I was going to be making a trip out to the gardens this spring, due to personal reasons, but when presented with the chance, I was up and out the door and ready to go. The … Continue reading

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A Zen Garden in Grand Central Terminal

Two weeks ago marked Japan Week in NYC. To start it off, there was a small event in Grand Central Terminal that included a Zen Rock Garden as the centerpiece. People could go on it and were shown different techniques … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Street Garden

Hidden away in Little Italy, lies a garden on the side of an antique store. It is called Elizabeth Street Garden. In it lie various sculptures and flowers. It is used for summer movie showings as well as meeting places … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanical in a Chilly Spring Season

This year has been very strange with weather. We had a warm spat early on in April, which urged some of the cherry blossoms to bloom, but then a cold week sent them right back into hiding. So we did … Continue reading

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The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

While up at the NY Botanical Garden, we dropped in to the Orchid Festival/exhibit in the Haupt Conservatory. I attended this exhibit several years ago, but this year I took a more in depth look at the flowers. Here are … Continue reading

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New York Botanical in Monochrome

Took a trip up to the New York Botanical Gardens to see the Orchid exhibit. Before we dive into those shots, here are some images of the show and gardens when I went with the monochromatic approach. Next week: The … Continue reading

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