Weekly Photo Challenge: Favorite Place

My favorite place is a frequent subject on this blog, Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, NY. As a child, I visited the gardens on a girl scout trip, fell in the mud and did not return for years. It wasn’t until a few years ago when I went to Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns…

Spring Countdown

15 days until spring! I’m eagerly counting down the days until I can be back in the gardens photographing all of the flowers.

#TBT – Autumn Dahlia

The cold, winter weather has me thinking about warmer days, which lead me to realize I never got around to sharing some of the photos I took in the fall at Old Westbury Gardens. What better for a #TBT post, than a beautiful dahlia to temporarily transport me back to the fall.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

After a rather rough week, I’m really in need of a serene scene. My dog of 12 years passed away last Sunday and it has been tough knowing that she’ll never be there again to greet me when I walk in the door, to comfort me when I had a bad day and just to…

Wandering Through the Roses

The rose garden at Old Westbury Gardens never disappoints in autumn. The roses that bloom over the summer are beautiful, but as the air gets a little crisper, the flowers are still going strong and some of my favorite varieties start growing. Now that the calendar has officially changed over to November, the shelf life…

This is Halloween

My favorite autumn and Halloween tradition is Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens. I love going every year and seeing the amazing artistic work that is done on the pumpkins. Plus it is fun to walk around one of your favorite places at night to see it from a completely different perspective….