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Not Roses, Tulips (Morningside Park)

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Snow (Morningside Park)

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Up The Side of Delaware Gap (Rough & Soft in Autumn)

The leaves were just past peak, but the red trail leading up the side of Delaware Gap was magnificent this past weekend. Looking over the photos, what strikes me is not so much the play of color as much as the … Continue reading

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Whitney-High Line (Gesamtkunstwerk) (Distraction)

Aficionados of Richard Wagner and Walter Benjamin take note. Walking out of the new Whitney Museum of Art out to and up the High Line extends the museum experience. You’ve actually left the building. You’re outside, but remain inside –i.e. … Continue reading

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(Rhyzomatous) Nymphaeaceae (New York Botanical Garden)

Water lilies in the pools outside at the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden, in the Bronx on a bright June Sunday. The first thing that caught my eye was the flat, green edge of the … Continue reading

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Randall’s Island Wetland & Triboro Bridge

With about an hour to kill before Costco opened, we walked our way onto and around Randall’s Island, where we stumbled upon this restored bit of wetland created by the NYC Parks Department. The wetland runs right under the Triboro … Continue reading

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Orchard Beach — Modern Classical Decrepit

Found myself at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. The place was designed by Robert Moses in the 1930s. The style is modern classical.  Today, large parts of the place, especially the bathhouse pavilion feels like a … Continue reading

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Spring Night Flowering

Out the other night with the dog, taking pictures of flowering trees and flowers. Me that is, not the dog.

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(Spring) Walk in the (Morningside) Park

Everything’s in bloom, up and down the hill alongside the west side of Morningside Park.

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Snow Trees Sky (Riverside Park)

A cold wet walk in the snow in Riverside Park to get into the trees. I like how the grey sky came out in the second picture framed by the lattice work of snow and branch. I like the quick … Continue reading

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