V’s Artwork

One of V’s Christmas gifts was a pour paint set. The paint came premixed in tubes, 32 colors, I think. And then she had a set of 8″x8″ canvasses. The size is perfect for doing at home with minimal messes.

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Flowers Part 2

This is the same bouquet as last week. I watched it all week, making sure it had all the water it needed. The roses wilted and dried up, their colors more saturated. Meanwhile the leaves didn’t change at all. I

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Flowers

Flowers are one of my favorite subjects. I don’t photograph them as much as I would want because I fear it might get boring. Same thing over and over. But it’s been a while so I figured I could indulge

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Midtown

Manhattan was relatively quiet last week, like it’s been for months. And even though I’m not exactly a huge fan of crowds, it’s still a little sad. Like the city has been abandoned, which it kind of has been. No

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Teenager

So I have an actual teenager today. How did that happen? She’s almost as tall as me, wearing braces and the same shoe size as me, and growing out her bangs. She hardly ever lets me take her picture anymore.

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Snow Day

It never gets very cold here. Cold enough for snow but it usually melts the next day. Worse, it sometimes melts as it falls and we’re left with a beautiful layer of slush… So when it snows, you can’t just

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Christmas Decorating

I’ve been trying to get a good picture of our Christmas tree for years. The problem is the clutter that always surrounds it. There’s 4 of us living in a 1000 square foot space. It actually works pretty comfortably but

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Holiday Lights at Bronx Zoo

Most of the holiday markets I love so much are closed this year. It makes sense but it still sucks. It did free up some time to go see the holiday lights at Bronx Zoo though. I’ve always wanted to

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Prospect Park Again

I went for a walk in Prospect Park again. So original, I know. There were a few of sleeping ducks in the water. They have white eyelids so in about 80% of my duck pictures, the ducks have these super

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Getting Through the Backlog

Still trying to get through that stack of projects… Back in, uh, June? I bought some fabric from My Daily Threadz. The fabric is sold in fixed lengths. I got some red rayon with a big flower print for me.

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