Cherry Blossom

“Suddenly she was seeing the buds on the cherry trees around her; she could feel the energy packed within them, a bouquet of fireworks whose fuse had already been lit. She could smell them, too, a subtle essence of pink and lollipops, the sweetness deepened by the scent of the slowly warming earth below them.”... Continue Reading →

Orchid Show 2019-Singapore

Singapore where the national flower is an orchid was the inspiration for this year's 17th annual orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden and it sure didn't disappoint. I love to see the kaleidoscope of thousands of spectacular rare and iconic specimens of orchids on display but because of the crowds I was a... Continue Reading →

Spring 2019

Spring is finally here! Actually, it came a few days ago and what a beautiful day today  is here in New York! All the snow is gone and everything is fresh, not exactly green yet but warm, almost 50 degrees. Spring is a time of re-birth, of re-emergence, a promise of warmer weather to come.... Continue Reading →

Secret Garden

Untermyer is a beautiful almost secret historic 45 acre garden offering peace and tranquility in the City of Yonkers NY. It is nestled on the Banks of the Hudson River and hidden behind a giant wall. It is a dream for historians, photographers and garden lovers. Untermyer is open to the public and it is... Continue Reading →

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