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….

Autumn Garden Delights

Autumn is my favorite time to visit one of my favorite places on Long Island, Old Westbury Gardens. While the garden is beautiful in the spring and summer, I feel like the best of the best is on display as the air gets crisper. Not only can you see the dahlias, roses and other flowers still…

Autumn Colors

The weather has not really been autumn-like lately,  but the leaves are slowly starting to change colors, so I can pretend it is colder out than it really is. Yesterday was the first cooler day we have had in weeks, so I had to pay a visit to one of my favorite places, Old Westbury…

Sunset TBT

As  cold as it can get in the winter, you are sometimes rewarded with the most gorgeous sunsets. I was cleaning up photos on my computer the other day and came across these from a couple of winters ago when I braved the freezing cold temperatures to catch the sunset on the beach, perfect for…

Autumn Dahlias

One of my favorite things about dahlias is their bloom time, they grow in the summer and well into autumn. Tulips and peonies don’t last long, but the beauty of dahlias last a long time. In need of a floral pick me up, I visited my favorite “secret garden,” the Mid Island Dahlia Society’s garden…

Garden Serenity

Sometimes I come across objects while on my garden visits that I photograph just for the fun of it and then when I get home and edit the photos, I fall in love with the random photos. The photo above is one of them. When I came across the bike, I thought it looked cute…