And Just Like That, She Turns 9

My little V has grown and changed so much this year. I looked back at the past three years’ birthday posts and it was like looking through time. She just shot up during the past year and left the baby

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Bronx Zoo

The city is slowly opening back up. Partially, at least. There’s still no word on when indoor entertainment like movie theaters will be able to come back. But outdoor entertainment like botanical gardens, Governor’s Island, and zoos are opening. And

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Newish Toy

Back in the time when we could travel, we went to Greece. We went on a boat excursion around Santorini and stopped to go snorkeling. There were so many fish! And the girls on the boat with us had GoPro

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Beach Creatures

We went to the beach 10 days ago. The girls hadn’t yet received the new swimsuits I’d ordered so V had to wear an old gymnastics leotard. Eh, it worked. But that exact day, after we got home, the suits

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Back to Telephoto

And also back to the same places I went with the wide angle zoom lens. I knew the likelihood of seeing the same animals was low but I still went to the spot where I’d seen the white squirrel. Not

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Wide Angle Woes

I’ve been using my telephoto zoom lens a lot lately. That and my macro lens are kind of my comfort zone. Which reminds me that I should try the extender on the telephoto… It might enable me to get some

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Still Prospect Park

These are from a week ago again. Some time back, I ended up with enough pictures for two weeks but I didn’t stop taking new ones every Sunday during my walk. It’s a little more relaxing that way. I get

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Prospect Park Again

My early Sunday morning visits to Prospect Park have almost become a ritual. Getting up so early is hard. I just want to sleep in a bit before the week starts. But I also know that these walks have become

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Prospect Park Late Morning

These are actually from a week ago. Feels like a whole year… I don’t want to say too much because this isn’t my struggle to share but I think I can say that E has been dealing with a lot

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Prospect Park Morning

I’ve decided to try to get myself to Prospect Park once a week, as early as possible. It’s not as busy then and there are more opportunities to see some wildlife. This time (a full week ago), I managed to

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