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After the Peak in Copake, NY

October 29, 2020 - Following the brilliantly blazing colors of autumn at peak, tawny tones predominate in the changing leaves in Copake, NY...
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Woods, Lovely, Dark and Deep

December 02, 2019 - "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep..." Robert Frost's words are apt for the deepening t...
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Wave Hill Bloom Offerings

April 04, 2019 - Wave Hill in Riverdale (the Bronx, NY) is blooming above and below. Magnolia trees are flaunting wildly-shaped blossoms...
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Winter's Blue Shadows haiku

March 10, 2019 - Winter's blue shadows Of tree silhouette branches Embrace fallen snow
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The Palisades Cliffs' Brazen Colors

November 19, 2018 - In mid November, as autumn ends, the colors of the NY-NJ Hudson River Palisades taken on brazen colors of saffron and go...
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April Fools’ Day on the Second

April 02, 2018 - April Fools’ Day came one day late...on the second. A surprise snow storm blanketed Central Park with a few inches of he...
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Lamppost Lights Haiku

January 16, 2018 - Lamppost lights turn on Golden silver spills on Meer Announce evening shade
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Leafy Bird Brio Haiku

November 02, 2017 - Leafy bird brio Swirling and spiraling high Flapping maple wings
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Spring Won't Be a Little Late This Year

March 01, 2017 - Or so it seems, if one uses as a barometer the flowering cherry blossom tree in the Crab Apple Grove in Riverside Park,...
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Snow!

January 08, 2017 - First serious snowfall. Sledders out; sky blue; clouds puffy. Cold air and bright sunshine made the morning bright and s...
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Infrareds Make Flickr Explore

April 28, 2016 - The elevated Westside Highway around 72nd street is all arches, steel, and rivets with sky above and deepening enclosure...
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Cherry Blossoms

April 06, 2016 - The cherry blossoms are popping out in Riverside Park. They float effortlessly in drifting patterns, sometimes brushed b...
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Cleopatra's Needle

April 02, 2016 - Such a beautiful obelisk, also know as Cleopatra's needle, stands under a cloud-filled blue sky in Central Park. Cherry...
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The Visual Haiku (Flickr Explore, January 21,2016)

January 21, 2016 - So delicate are the little yellow flowers that bloom in cold-weather January. Like tiny stars, poised on slender branche...
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Mellow Yellow

December 15, 2015 - Awash in yellow with ginkgos and weeping willows in vibrant shades, Central Park glowed on a cloudy misty morning. The y...
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Light and Shadow Rhythms Made Explore, Dec. 9, 2015

December 11, 2015 - image from a recent walkabout in Central Park made Flickr Explore. I was entranced by the play of light and shadows as I...
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Christmas Tree in New York City Home

December 11, 2015 - The tree has arrived. It sits in the foyer by the entrance to both living and dining rooms. It is decked out with orname...
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Autumn Hangers-on

November 24, 2015 - They hang on even when so many have left and the tinkling piano notes have ceased. Still in finery, somewhat mussed and...
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Afternoon Glow in Flickr Explore, October 31st.

November 01, 2015 - The light was glowing and two walkers were partially illuminated in outline as they strode down Fifth Avenue by the Cent...
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Autumn Blue Sky

October 16, 2015 - Against the October blue sky, bare branches of trees make calligraphy patterns, decked with berries and scanty leaves. T...
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Maple Leafing

May 04, 2015 - The maples are leafing against blue skies, deep red butterfly shapes in motion. They fill the sky as hovering kites crow...
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Easy to Be Green

April 17, 2015 - Luscious lime leafings Budding crisply on the branch Pop goes the weasel
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Another in Flickr's Explore

April 05, 2015 - Early Leafing made it into Flickr's Explore on April 4, 2015. Something of a surprise to me, but a pleasant one. Leaving...
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On the Cusp

March 12, 2015 - On the cusp of spring, with melting snows and muddy puddles, Riverside Park wears a new costume. In black and white, the...
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Snow Patterns

March 01, 2015 - Blue patterns on white Crocheted and knitted drop stitch Warming winter cloaks
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More Scribbles by Nature

February 12, 2015 - Abundant are the patterns of calligraphy that Nature displays on fresh snow. Using twigs, branches, dried leaves and sta...
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Fresh Snow

February 07, 2015 - Fresh snow coats trees and rocks and children's parks. It layers branches and fences and contours formations. It lies pr...
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NYC Dodged the Bullet

January 27, 2015 - NYC was spared the brunt of the big January snowstorm. Approximately eight inches coated the city streets and roads, eas...
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Winter Colors, A Simple Rhyme

January 05, 2015 - Winter colors are muted, subdued in their special way With grays and ochres and umbers that herald winter's stay When...
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Early Budding at The Lake, Central Park

April 25, 2014 - Early budding and flashes of color in the park contrast with the high-rise skyscrapers in the distance. Pillars of civil...
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Arching Branches

April 20, 2014 - Branches lacy with blossoms of the weeping cherry arch over the Lake in Central Park. The shimmering water with its gold...
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No Sign of Spring, Part II (Riverside Park, NYC)

March 13, 2014 - All muted gold and burnished Needs some cleaning up Branch arms outstretched Ready to slip on springtime wear
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Winter Shadows Haiku

February 20, 2014 - Plum winter shadows Branches leaves and stolen tracks Patterns blunty print
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Central Park Winter White Monochromes

February 04, 2014 - The park was aglitter in the early morning with tons of snow draping branches and trees, blanketing the lake by Bow Brid...
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Morning Wake-Up, Broadway Median, NYC

February 04, 2014 - Morning wake-up to clear roads on Broadway and frozen-snow branches sparkling white on the median strip. It had to be ve...
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The 86th St. Transverse Through Central Park

February 03, 2014 - From west to east through the Central Park 86th St. transverse, the winter wonderland of wet snow capping and coating th...
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Snow Branch Etchings

January 19, 2014 - White wet-packed wipe out Tree branch etchings emblazoned Against a blank sky
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Hudson River's Winter Bounties

January 17, 2014 - Ochre and sienna and firebrick and dove gray -- the glorious colors of winter's bounties, the dried leaves and branches...
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Riverside Park Handrails, NYC

January 15, 2014 - Inspired by an image of a firm handrail and steps inviting the climb to a distant openness, I thought of handrails withi...
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January Dormancy

January 13, 2014 - No vivid blooms but tiny pinpricks of yellow buds and unfurling party blowouts pop on the branches aside the curling dry...
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The Nor'easter, January, 2014, haiku

January 03, 2014 - During the nighttime Frost snows pelting from heaven Slapshot urban forms
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Ice-Crusted Snow, Clark Park, Suffern, NY

December 22, 2013 - Right before the rain and balmy sixty plus degree springtime weather, a thin veneer of ice crust smoothed over last week...
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Winter's Glow

December 19, 2013 - Winter's glow light snow Luminous and lingering Lamenting to fade
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New York Christmas Tree Vendors: Hard Work

December 12, 2013 - Don't fool yourself. For all that holiday cheer and delicious scent of pine and twinkling lights amid green needles, the...
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Joan of Arc, Statue by Anna Hyatt Huntington, NYC

November 20, 2013 - Battling branches, armor medieval Wielding sword erect and able Companion steed snorting in puffs Nostrils flaring in...
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Autumn's Last Leaves

October 13, 2013 - Ensnared and impaled in their longing to be free. A few make sweet liberation in the autumn flight of floating leaves, f...
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Central Park Crab Apples

September 24, 2013 - They bounce in the sunlight, these tiny fleshy globes -- pink, rosy, and amber yellow. Like sparkling jewels, nestled am...
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