Sunday in Central Park

Despite living a 45 minute train ride away from Manhattan my whole life and going so many times throughout the year, I had never been to Central Park! Last Sunday, after having a fantastic brunch at Calle Ocho in the Excelsior Hotel, which is down the block from the park, my friend and I took…

Springtime Blossoms

It felt like it took so long to get here, but the cherry blossom trees are finally blooming! The Nassau County Museum of Art, which has an abundance of cherry trees on their property is right by my job, and almost everyday I have been checking on the status of the trees and finally last…

Happy Earth Day

“The Earth is what we all have in common” – Wendell Berry Happy Earth Day! The cherry blossoms are blooming, the tulips are getting close to opening up, it finally feels like spring, it is the perfect way to celebrate Mother Earth! In honor of today, I hope you get to go out and enjoy…

Signs of Spring

It seems that spring has finally decided to make an appearance at the gardens! I’m still waiting on the cherry blossoms to make their debut, but at least some flowers and plants are starting to appear. I was having a hectic day at work the other day and was in desperate need to just take…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

I find it funny that it is April 14 and I’m questioning if spring is here to stay. We had a little spring preview this week, but tomorrow cold air is unfortunately supposed to return. I keep checking on all my favorite garden sports for cherry blossoms, tulips and other flowers with the hope that…

Eagerly Awaiting Spring

I know it is technically spring according to the calendar, but the weather lately has been anything but spring-like. With the possibility of snow again this week, I am looking forward to the days when snow is not in the forecast in April and the cherry trees actually start to bloom on Long Island. Last…