September Blooms

I love that where I live, dahlias tend to bloom late in the summer which means they stick around well into autumn. While the other flowers start to fade, dahlias — which are one of my favorite flowers — are still going strong. When I’m in need of a floral pick me up, I always…

Sunflower Fields Forever

Sunflowers are my absolute favorite flower, so two weeks ago when I headed out to the North Fork of Long Island to find as many sunflower spots as I could, it was quite possibly the best road trip I’ve ever taken! The sunflowers bloomed earlier this year than in the past, probably thanks to all…

Chasing Sunflowers

Every summer, towards the end of August, my Instagram feed is filled with photos of sunflower fields in the North Fork of Long Island. And every time I would see the photos, I would always say, next year I’m going to go out there and take pictures. Back in July, when the summer was already…

Beach Mornings

When I need to clear my head, the first place I think to go to is the ocean. I’m definitely lucky in that I grew up a few blocks away from the beach so I have the luxury of being near the ocean within a few minutes. While taking an early morning walk on the…

Marko Remec at Nassau County Museum of Art

The grounds of the Nassau County Museum of Art is one of my favorite places to take a lunch time break since it is convenient to where I work. Between the gardens and the sculptures on the ground, there is always something to see. A few weeks ago they installed a new sculpture exhibit by…

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…