Spring Has Sprung

spring has sprung

Yesterday was so hot and sunny (83 degrees!) — I was so swamped all day inside, but I needed to go to post office anyway so I went outside with Maia and wow, spring was in full swing! I couldn’t help snapping few pictures here and there, I just love the visible change on earth, so very lively and gives me such an energy!

First few are from Brooklyn War Memorial Park on Cadman Plaza. The cherry blossom tree was in full bloom (above) and so many dandelion flowers are everywhere on the grass (below).

spring has sprung

Maia loved it :)

spring has sprung

These next few are from right by the Brooklyn Bridge entrance on Washington Street. It was like this in December.

spring has sprung

I guess they are planting lots of trees now (the orange parts you see)…
The pink flower colors on green and on blue sky really caught my eye and made me happy :)

spring has sprungspring has sprungIt’s a little cloudy today here in NY, but these pictures will keep me happy all day. Hope they will make you happy, too :) Have a great day! xo Hijiri

Today’s Bridge 4.17.11

Yesterday was a happy Spring day (a bit windy and cold, but sunny and nice!), I was swamped, but I had to drag myself out and enjoy the Spring even a little bit… I’m glad I did! The cherry blossom trees by the Manhattan Bridge were in bloom and it was so pretty :) Sakura + Bridge. I didn’t think I would be able to see them together!

Happy Monday! xo Hijiri

Modern Stripe Bottle Vase

I just couldn’t help but posting these wonderful Modern Stripe Bottle Vase by dahlhaus — every time I look at them, they make me oh, so happy! :)

I can see that the spring is right there, my mind is filled with happy springy colors. The dahlhaus shop carries more ceramics that are inspired by Heaher’s (the artist’s) love of spring and gardens, vintage fabric, modern pop art, and color, if you are in need of feeling some of these love like me, hop on over there! :)

Happy Friday, everyone!


Have you been enjoying the Spring?! :) LOVE my walk with Maia everyday, I am finding lots of changes in nature and flowers blooming everywhere. It is always so inspiring.

These photos of Sakura are from Central Park. These are the kinds that I grew up with in Japan, but I see few different kinds of cherry blossoms here in NY… they are all so pretty, I wish it never goes away!

It has been such a busy week for me, I have to run around all day today so I am leaving you with these pretty photos and smiles :) Happy Friday, everyone! See you on Monday.