Spring is my favorite time of year in New Jersey. The air loses its crispness. The ground defrosts and softens. Flowers blossom. Birds chirp. Everyone is in their t-shirts looking for a reason to be outside, feeling the sun on their arms. Continue reading
I’ve always wanted to do a photo series of bodegas in the early morning, or any shop before it’s open. Maybe it’s having worked in retail and the food industry, but there’s something about those really early hours when you’re just setting up shop that seem more human. Continue reading
Yes, finally! I took out my DSLR once more and took actual pictures this week. With the changing leaves, the colors have been gorgeous and I’m a little bit obsessed with the reds and oranges all over New Jersey right now. Continue reading
I come from a long line of worriers. Women who’ve perfected the art of double- and triple-checking locked doors, repeatedly asking “are you sure?” until rage or frustration sets in, and quickly jumping from the most benign scenario to the world’s worst personal apocalypse. Frankly, it’s a skill. Continue reading
I know I’m obsessed with sunflowers, but I’m a little bit in love with this old man sunflower I found in Belmar, NJ on Saturday. I was walking to my car when I passed it and needed to stop to grab a picture. There’s something so frail and delicate about a dying sunflower.