Daytripping: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

BLUE HILL STONE BARNS

Yesterday, my family and I were all still sitting around in our pajamas at 11 am, and thinking of places to go to get out of the city. (Parade Sundays are always horrible.) I googled "Day trips from Manhattan" and on the first page was a link to Blue Hill at Stone Barns. THIS. We … [Read more...]

Monet’s Garden at The Botanical Gardens.

Monet's gardens

Monet's Gardens at the Bronx Zoo. Remember it was on my list of things I've been wanting to do? Well, I dragged the family there after the zoo on Sunday. We came, we saw, we destroyed. The khaki and loafer wearing, softly playing classical music in the conservatory listening, … [Read more...]

Le Château.

new jersey

The other day I took a tennis lesson at my hubby's cousin's house.... and well, I think I'm officially creepy. I couldn't NOT take pictures of this.(Don't worry, I asked before posting!) South of France by way of New Jersey. Amazing. BEYOND. I'm slowly mounting a case in defense … [Read more...]

For Earth Day

sand

Just some photos I took in Central Park and The Bronx Zoo... I'm finding I spend a lot of time in zoos, and I actually really enjoy it- It's not JUST for the kids.  Anyway, I'm still learning how to work my camera as you can see, and I'm having a lot of fun playing with it... … [Read more...]

On The Street, 79th + 5th: The Payne Whitney Mansion.

french embassy

A few days ago, I was walking home from The Met, and I noticed this absolutely spectacular mansion. I stopped in my tracks. It's the French Embassy for Cultural Services. The French, I thought, obviously don't disappoint. Then I did a little research and learned a hell of … [Read more...]