Things I Love Thursday

June 18, 2009

Washington Square ParkPhoto Credit: Carolyn Kelly

Washington Square Park is open!

Craigslist finds: I found a handmade red bookshelf and a little red dresser with a wavy front. Nine strangers offered to help me carry the bookshelf home on the subway.

The mulberry tree by the reservoir.



Robins bathing in puddles.

Raccoons in Central Park.

New babies.


Things I Love Thursday

March 26, 2009


1. Wind mill close-up, 2. The Robin is the One, 3. Subeam in my Pocket, 4. Blümchen

  • Checking off big projects
  • Generating income
  • Learning that there is such a thing as environmental mediation
  • Renewable energy and the lawyers that help make it happen
  • The huge bed of crocuses in Central Park
  • The first scilla of the year
  • The little hillock full of blooming daffodils
  • Robins
  • Playing peek-a-boo with toddlers on the subway

Things I Love Thursday: Botanical Gardens

February 19, 2009

botanical-gardens gum buds 2.snowdrops rocks and succulents 4. coi

Arbors. Coi. Bonsai trees. Orchids. Humidity.

All the quiet painters observing the plants.

Living rocks.

The first snow drops of the year.

Things I Love Thursday: (Nearly) Spring Edition

February 12, 2009


1. rosemary blossom 2. crocus 3. yellow tulips 4. sprouts

Pots of tulips and crocuses at the farmers market.

Apple pie a la mode.

Dollar books at the Strand.

Rounding the reservoir in Central Park.

Long-haired dachshounds.

Going outside without a coat.

Carrot salad. Sprouts.

Finding bulbs in the park.

Rosemary bushes at the farmers market.

Things I love Thursday: Brooklyn Edition

February 5, 2009

brooklyn-streetscape1 red-roof-blue-sky cornice-and-tree-branches

Steeples. Cornices.

Curved roofs and walls.

Red roofs and blue skies.