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Aguan, Thank You

June 26, 2021 - A friend, Aguan, sent a plant, barely beginning to bloom, in a lovely pot. Its leaves arch out, framing the blooms with...
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Wave Hill, A Place to Dream

May 16, 2021 - Wave Hill Gardens, Riverdale in the Bronx, NY, so welcoming the first day when CDC advised that masks need not be worn a...
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Goldenrods Haiku

September 10, 2020 - The gold Midas touch Abounds in meadows and fields Far as the eye views
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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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The Yellow Sun Suit Haiku

August 25, 2018 - She sat on the pavement adjacent to coleus plants and purple flowers. Waist length dark hair flowed ribbon like, and her...
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Tiger Lilies Metaphor

June 22, 2018 - The tiger lilies are out, red and orange. Some are caged behind steel fencing, a metaphor for the political crisis of im...
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Central Park Conservatory Wisteria in Bloom

May 07, 2018 - Like low hanging fruit, the purple blossoms of the wisteria adorn the wrought iron pergola in the Central Park Conservat...
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Hummingbird on Russian Sage Haiku

September 24, 2017 - A cabriole Lifting spirits on ether Up up and away
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Oxalis Blooming

August 20, 2017 - A recent present of this beautiful plant, oxalis, surprised me with early blooms and buds. Sitting on a windowsill, with...
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Riverside Park Community Garden, my personal Giverny

August 04, 2017 - No it is not Giverny, but I pretend it is. Bountiful flowering Riverside Park community garden overflows with the blooms...
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Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

July 20, 2017 - Lucifer can refer to the morning star or the devil. For Crocosmia 'Lucifer', this gem of a red vivid flower, devilish ma...
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The Royal Purples, Riverside Park Community Garden

May 17, 2017 - The royal purples are out in the Riverside Park Community Garden. A host of blooming beauties - iris, clematis, columbin...
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Belle Epoque Portrait

August 30, 2016 - Belle Epoque portrait Illuminated profile Golden curl tendrils
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In a Mountain Greenery

August 26, 2016 - At the foothills of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, the greenery is abundant. Beyond a gazebo and a charming po...
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Infrared Central Park in Black and White

June 23, 2016 - A brief sortie in Central Park with a converted infrared camera captured landscapes best processed in black and white. B...
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The "You Got Mail" Garden in Riverside Park, Upper West Side, NYC

June 17, 2016 - ​In the final scene of the Nora Ephron movie, "You Got Mail" with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks, both stars meet at the Upper W...
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Sorrow Haiku for Orlando

June 14, 2016 - Orlando's sorrows A sea of bright marigolds Cannot drown the pain
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Full Blooming Orange Azaleas

May 08, 2016 - The orange azaleas are blooming in Riverside Park at 79th Street. Orange sherbet tones contrast with deep green leaves....
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Thanksgiving Gratitude

November 27, 2015 - A lovely spring-like day with a morning greeting of a cloud-filled skyline in pastel shades. The centerpiece of the dini...
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Paris Attack

November 14, 2015 - Horrific. How to recover from such human devastation, so sudden and brutal. We live in parlous times where evil comes in...
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TheSoftness of Flowers: Silly Ditty

September 08, 2015 - The softness of flowers, As though caught in a mist, Barely discoverable, New image with a twist Yet sharpen the foc...
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Raindrops on Posies: A Ditty

June 02, 2015 - Raindrops on posies They glint and they glitter Like Swarovski jewels The crystal transmitter Drenched in the wetnes...
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Yep, It's Spring

March 31, 2015 - Maybe still on the cool and nippy side, but the peek-a-boo crocuses announce the spring season. Garbed in royal purple w...
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Winter Whisperings

December 30, 2014 - No snow clear brisk cold Winter mutes the umber tones Winding whisperings
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Riverside Gardens: Unusual Flower Perspectives

August 07, 2014 - Just about everyone at one time or another photographs flowers, some photograph them exclusively. The challenge is how t...
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Waterlilies

July 22, 2014 - Magical how waterlilies rise out of lakes and ponds with pastel tinged and colored petals and leggy stalks and large fan...
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Full Frame Flowers

June 22, 2014 - Roadside and meadow flowers fill the frame like wallpaper designs of brilliant hue. Humble flowers become queenly as the...
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June Flowers, Sensual and Poetic

June 11, 2014 - Their forms are lovely, sinuous and shapely. Their colors are vibrant and fresh. They appear to float in a luminous medi...
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Dried Paperwhites

February 01, 2014 - Left unattended, the flowers dried, the leaves turned yellow, and the petals became paper-thin translucent. An unspeakab...
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Macro Madness

September 08, 2013 - Tripod and cable release and anything in sight that looks promising. Graphite tripod is light enough to tote around and...
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Summer ending

August 30, 2013 - Last days of August, only one more. September can be warm, but you know it's the pathway to autumn and the leaf turning.
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Summer Fare Medley

July 07, 2013 - Fruits and flowers and growing things - budding green tomatoes on the vine, dill weed gone to yellow flower - are consta...
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Collage Montage

May 11, 2013 - A form of puzzle piece play, assembling and combining images in patchwork patterns is collage montage. It's an alliterat...
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Monochrome Flowers

March 11, 2013 - Flowers in color, that's expected. Yet monochrome lends an elegance unseen when pigment colors overpower the subtle stru...
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