Tagged Upper East Side

My Favorite Things – A Foggy Day in the Big Apple

One misty, moisty, morning,
When cloudy was the weather,
I went for a walk around the Jackie O reservoir...

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My Favorite Things – A Walk Around the Reservoir

After a particularly long day of performing yesterday – a matinee on Broadway followed by an evening show at New York City Ballet – I needed a break from sitting and made time for a long walk around the reservoir today.  Here’s what I saw…

through the trees on the reservoir

red roses

colorful flowers along the reservoir

pink roses

cloudy day along the reservoir

duck swimming in the reservoir

rushes around the Jackio O reservoir

East side along the Jackie O reservoir

big turtle swimming in the Jackie O reservoir

birds atop one of the Jackie O reservoir buildings

My Favorite Things – An Iconic New York Lamp Post

Photo of Chrysler building with light post

After 3 years living in New York, I'm mostly behaving like a true New Yorker. One exception is that I still look UP to marvel at the architecture and the odd quirks that make this city so special...

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Friday’s Thought – Impermanence, or the Reason for Kindness

Photo of Upper East Side of Manhattan at dusk, taken by Joana Miranda

Life is hard. Why be kind to others? Because life is hard and we will all suffer misfortunes and inevitable death. Doom and gloom thinking? Maybe, but I choose to see this viewpoint as a spring board for positive action.

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