An Autumn Day at Planting Fields Arboretum

A few days ago, I spent a quiet weekday morning at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, NY and I practically had the whole place to myself. Autumn is my preferred time to visit my favorite garden spots because you still get the flowers in bloom with the backdrop of the leaves starting to change….

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…

Hello Spring

The calendar says it is officially spring, but I think Mother Nature got a little mixed up because supposedly there is a snow storm headed to New York tomorrow. Since we had a calm February, March decided it need to be full of weather drama. But it’s the first day of spring so even though…

Au Revoir 2017

2017 was both a good and bad year. When I think of the highlights of 2017, traveling to Nepal is definitely number one on the list, followed by meeting one of my favorite artists, Gavin DeGraw after a concert and finally seeing all five members of Fleetwood Mac together in concert. But, the year also…

Wednesday Wisdom

I was looking up nature quotes the other day and came across this one. I loved it and wanted to share!

Dahlia Days

Dahlias are one of my favorite flowers, so I’m always searching for new places to photograph them at. I had never been able to find the dahlia garden at Planting Fields so I wasn’t completely sure if it existed. Thanks to the beautiful summer weather we have been having, I figured it was the perfect…