Monday, April 16, 2012

Pink at the BBG


After my class at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden yesterday I strolled back to the subway through the humming 5 o'clock cherry blossoms.


The best view of them is up high.


If I were allowed to, I would create a cherry blossom picnic. There would have to be pink champagne. But no picnics allowed. Uncivilized.


While I talked about gardening at the BBG, my mom and Vince visited Grand Central, Momofuku (pork buns and smoked chicken wings) and...Best Buy. My mother needed a new camera. Best Buy makes my ears buzz.

Then again, so do blossoms. And so did the High Line on Saturday. There's a lot left on our list (um, and back to Grand Central to return a very expensive and very smelly wild boar sausage - long story) and I must muster a Litter Mob tomorrow.

No, I will not take my mother to the woods. There are limits.

7 comments:

  1. So lovely! We have grey skies here today and rain. I'm sure your mother thanks you for excusing her from Litter Mob duty!

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  2. The cherry trees are beautiful! I wonder how the grass stays so green with all those people walking on it. Must be a good place for people-watching.

    What camera did your mother buy?

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  3. If your mother is going to get more Blenheim Bouquet for your father, don't go to Saks, go to Pasteur Pharmacy on 34th. Not a big detour from Grand Central. .

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  4. Thank you for an informative and inspiring class at BBG. My photos of the blossoms are nowhere near as beautiful as yours!

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  5. I hope the class was successful!

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  6. Dontatella, and we have an early day of summer...

    dianefaith - an S100 (Canon), latest version of my little camera.

    Anonymous - who are you? :-)

    joy - thank you for signing up! You are very kind...

    Laurence - I hope so, too...eep.

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  7. The blossom abundance is too beautiful.

    Delighted (and envious) to hear you mention Momofuku - I came across it mentioned online last weekend while I was searching for the perfect sticky Chinese pork rib recipe. Strangely, I now can't access the link www.almostbourdain.blogspot.com

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