Tag Archives: Springtime

SPRING has finally SPRUNG on my terrace

And it is glorious.

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SUNNY Sunday in Central Park

Central Park had it’s first real taste of Spring today…………sunny but cool………fun was in the air.  Me and thousands of my fellow New Yorkers played in the park.  Bubble blowing………roller skating………..dancing………making music………[some were making love]………walking the dog and picnicking.

And of course, there was a wedding or two.

John Lennon was seen in Strawberry Fields……………on a TEE SHIRT

The First Day of SPRING 2014

The first day of Spring…………and Central Park is trying to bud.

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SPRING was too much of a shock for her.  Keeled right over.

 

 

 

 

A lovely Spring day in Central Park

When the temperature hits 60˚……….New Yorkers abandon their apartments for a stroll in Central Park.  I am right there!

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Weeping Willow……….weeping with her best display of Spring color.

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“I wander’d lonely as a cloud…….when all at once I saw a crowd, a host of golden daffodils”.  [ Wordsworth 1884].

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Yarmulke’s and boating go together………like a horse and carriage.

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Training for………???

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Bethesda Fountain was rededicated this week…….and the Central Park Conservancy turned on the water………….while the “Angel of the Water“………looked down with her approval.

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The terrace……an architectural marvel,  has been restored……the tiles and murals are now graffiti free.  The grand staircase connects to the mall.

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The Bethesda Music Group……….was performing.

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Boy meets bass………..and he danced.

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Yellow balloon flew in and stayed .  Is that a song?  [Yellow submarine].  Duh !

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The tenor is simply ……….captivating.

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Watch the video to see the little boy.  So cute!

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She was also captivating………..for my camera.

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San Remo apartments……towering over Bethesda Terrace……you can see Steven Spielberg’s apartment up at the top.

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Springtime is for lovers……..

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Dwarf tulips popping up all over.

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This cutie loved the performance.

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The BUBBLE MAN is one of my favorites with his giant bubbles.

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Lenten Roses….with their heads uplifted for a change……….are popping up all over the park.

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My apartment……..up there in the tower…….where my daffs  are in full bloom.  They too love the 60˚ weather.

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The first “breath of spring” on my terrace.  Violas.  Which I sugar to preserve then freeze the little beauties. In the summer I will sprinkle them on ice cream.

SPRINGTIME on my Terrace

It’s  SPRINGTIME  on my terrace………..and the summer flowers have bloomed early.  Roses gone wild…………petunias {my fave}……….lilies are all out and a few  tulips linger on..  While the lilacs are just about gone ……..  the hydrangeas are peaking early.  It’s a lovely time to be in the garden……alone……with friends………like the “TWINS”.

The “watering can” is their favorite toy.

The rose called “Peace”.

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Gustav Klimt was my “read” for the day.

The TWINS discovering my rock collection.