What Inspired Me This Week April 25

Saw Together Together on the big screen- charming story of friendship

Highlights of the Week That Was April 11

Chocolate Cream Pie from Petee’s Pies

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Here are some pictures from my April trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.  I was there for the Cherry Blossom Festival, but alas, the cherry blossoms were not as luxurious as usual.  But a day amongst the flowers is always better than a day doing anything else.DSC03309DSC03327DSC03328DSC03352DSC03375DSC03392DSC03398DSC03404DSC03409

The Orchid Show

I love flowers.  Can’t grow them, but love to look at them.  So, every year I attend the New York Botanic Garden Orchid Show.  When I began going, it was a family event: the husband and the daughter included.  Time passes, and now it’s just husband and me.  It’s bittersweet, because my Daughter has a whole life of her own (which is great) but I miss those little moments.

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I’ve been attending the orchid show almost since its inception 16 years ago.  Though always beautiful, I don’t think this years show is as pretty as past shows.  My husband always makes the same joke every year:  he says, “Didn’t we see this flower last year?”  I smile and snap another 300 pictures.

Today is a wet, cold day in NYC.  School is closed due to threat of impending Nor’easter, though no snow is to be had quite yet. Hope you enjoy the pictures!

And no- I have no idea what any of these flowers are called.  I just think they’re pretty!