Perhaps this is a little overdue. And perhaps a more apt title would be “Things I Have Been Pondering All Month.” But nevertheless, here it is.

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A few hydrangeas that were snipped from a friend’s yard on Long Island’s North Fork. I think dried flowers are autumn’s perfect solution to freshly cut flowers.

 

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This box is less than a block away and I can’t for the life of me figure out how I missed this until just now. A communal book share? Well, now I can never leave Brooklyn. Ever.

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Farmer’s market loot and a final shipment of ripe tomatoes from my parents’ upstate garden brought a little color into my apartment on a dark, rainy day.

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A souvenir full of fragrant pine needles from a recent trip to the Adirondacks. I place it strategically on top of my dresser so I can catch a whiff of the woods first thing every morning.

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And lastly, after a long day of work, nothing beats confronting a fountain covered in wool in Bryant Park. There was also a chicken-wire pen full of sheep nearby, but I found that to be a bit more sad than photographic.

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