Spring Beginnings

Spring Beginnings (2)

f/5.6, 1/100, 55mm

Spring Beginnings (1)

f/5.6, 1/100, 25mm

Spring Beginnings (3)

f/8, 1/40, 54mm

It’s always easy to tell when spring is beginning–along with the blossoming flowers all around campus, this season also means springtime allergies. I sacrificed my runny nose and watery eyes to photograph the beautiful cherry blossoms that I passed on my way to class.

Hope you’re all having a great week!

 

From the Met

 

The Met

In November, my sister was determined to show me as much of New York City as she could in the three days that she was off from work. We roamed around Manhattan, absorbing the fast-paced life and assortment of coffee and restaurant options. One of those days was dedicated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art (better known as the Met). We quickly scanned through a few of the exhibits and read as many placards as we could. As we stopped to admire a crystallized deer (it’s a real thing, I promise), I stumbled across a tiny window on one of the upper floors that overlooked the scene pictured above. The photo was taken with an iPhone, but there was something so serene and satisfying about that view that I felt compelled to share.

Enjoy the weekend!

Banana Bread

BananaBread(1)

52mm, f/5, 1/80

BananaBread(2)

135mm, f/5.6, 1/40

The holidays always provide a convenient excuse to eat more sweets—as a result, I looped today (even though it has been eight days since New Year ‘s Day) into the holiday season and made some banana bread. The recipe comes from Smitten Kitchen and was a delicious alternative to eating the mushy and spotted bananas on our kitchen counter.

Have a great weekend!