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I have about a 1,000 photos from Charleston to edit and a travel guide to create but until they are ready, I leave you with Easter weekend images from Chateau de Wideville in France. The chateau is owned by Valentino and these photos are from his friends Carlos Souza and Giancarlo Giammetti. While Charleston already […]

Park Avenue Tulips

04 . 23 . 16

The tulips and cheery blossom trees along Park Avenue are in full bloom right now and the Upper East Side could not look prettier. The tulips are planted in a different color each spring and this year over 60,000 bulbs of a Darwin Hybrid called Golden Oxford were planted from 54th Street to 86th Street. If […]

Friday Flowers

06 . 12 . 15

Every week I bring home bouquets of blooms to brighten up my apartment. I’ve also been lucky enough to receive a few flower deliveries sent by friends recently. I read somewhere that flowers make people happier than any other gift so why not give them to yourself as well as others. They also make great photos […]

Invincible Spring

02 . 02 . 13

“Once in the midst of a seemingly endless winter,  I discovered within myself an invincible spring.”  – Albert Camus  The groundhog did not see its shadow this morning which means an early spring.  I sure hope that rodent is right because I don’t know how many more 20 degree mornings I can take this winter. […]

Tulip Time

04 . 09 . 12

One of the most exciting moments of Spring in New York is when the Park Avenue tulips begin to bloom. More than 60,000 bulbs are planted each November and Upper East Siders anxiously await to see what color will pop up each April.  This year they are yellow and seem to match the taxi cabs […]

Happy Spring!

03 . 21 . 11

Spring arrived at 7:21pm today and that means that the Park Avenue tulips can’t be far behind! Hooray! If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet