April 8, 2013

viburnum on the high lineviburnum on the high line viburnum on the high line viburnum on the high line viburnum on the high line James and I had one of those weekends where almost by accident you find yourself checking off the list of things to do in New York in the springtime. On Saturday, a trip to return a misfired purchase unfolded into an afternoon stroll through Chelsea Market and an hour spent doing absolutely nothing but soaking up vitamin D on the High Line. On Sunday, a long overdue morning brunch with friends turned into a day-long amble in parks on this side of the river and a cameo at a food festival that it’s going to be hard to stay away from now that it’s back in our neck of the woods. There were errands and work in between our wanderings, but it feels so good to have emerged from winter’s clutches and even better to be seeing a little bit more of the city than these 240.

On the High Line: bright pink spots of dawn viburnum. Nothing gets this heart a-fluttering quite like the first springtime blossoms.

Other things:
High Line Planting List
Wore this all weekend. Also today.

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  • Reply Linn April 8, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Gorgeous pictures! These are wonderful times and the best we can do is just enjoy it as much as we can.

  • Reply tinajo April 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    So very pretty, the perfect shade of pink!

  • Reply Milynn {Love + Whimsy} April 8, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Ooh! pretty in pink :) what a lovely sunshiney day in the city!

  • Reply Ashley M. [at] (never)homemaker April 8, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Sigh. We were in the city all last week (brrr! and windy!) and left just as the weather warmed on Saturday! So beautiful today, though — in upstate, too!

  • Reply fibreandspice April 8, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    Accidental walks are the best, and always seem to inspire the best conversation. Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures!

  • Reply S April 8, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    I don't know why but your lovely pictures have made me feel a whole lot nearer to the US – we have the same blossoms growing down the street right now :)

  • Reply sweet harvest moon April 9, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    Such pretty pictures!

  • Reply saradowle April 9, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    I would love to live near the High Line, it's so inspired!

  • Reply akane April 12, 2013 at 9:44 am

    oh I need one of these relaxed and calm days outside.

  • Reply Portia Hunt April 13, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    Such beautiful blossom! Relaxing weekends are the best :)

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