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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Each time we go to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the girls want to check out the greenhouses. Each time, they ask to go see the bonsais. They make me sad. Poor trees who have been starved and clipped to keep

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

I took so many pictures when I visited with the girls that I’ll still have some more to share next week. I’d forgotten how much I love my macro lens. It needs a fast shutter speed when hand held (so

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

The girls had a couple days off from school last week. We couldn’t stay in because of the renovations so I had to find some sort of activity for them. On Friday, I suggested the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and they

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Photo Monday – Neighborhood

We were away from Park Slope this Summer and it’s been a pleasure to come back. The girls are back in school and loving their new teachers. We still don’t have a kitchen and my sewing is still packed up.

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Photo Monday – Little Runners

Yesterday, the girls had their first races. One mile down 5th Avenue. I had my camera out like a good mom and I tried very hard to get good pictures. It isn’t easy! I needed fast shutter speeds but enough

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Photo Monday – Carl Schurz Park

The good thing about cloudy days is that I don’t feel bad for not catching the sunrise on my camera. The girls and I went to the western side of Manhattan a lot this Summer, walking along the Hudson. I’ve

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Photo Monday – The High Line

Or, I seem to be obsessed with cattails. (And yes, I’m like a kid, calling out “des quenouilles!” each time I see some.) So. The High Line. We first visited years ago, when we moved to the area. Only the

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