The streets of Brooklyn were mostly empty. The few brave souls outdoors wore masks, scarves, or bandanas around their faces to keep virus at bay. A sign posted on a lamppost encouraged neighbors to stay connected in spite of the shelter-in-place order, now in its second month. And yet, the flowering trees still bloomed. Their message: your worldly illusions have been shattered, but deep within the earth, it’s business as usual.
The east and west banks of the Schuylkill River are part of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park which — at 4,180 acres — is the largest landscaped park in the United States. Following are a few pictures captured on Easter Sunday along the east bank of this majestic river. Flowering trees, a sparkling blue river, bridges, and towering skyscrapers lend themselves to an aesthetically pleasing panorama. A young couple snuggles together beneath a copse of Dogwood trees in bloom. Upriver, a pre-teen […]
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On a sunny spring afternoon in our nation’s capital, ordinary people went about their ordinary lives. Images © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
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This afternoon, I took City Line Avenue heading southwest in search of the Marion Botanical Gardens. I missed my turn by about two miles and never made it to the gardens. Rather than cursing myself, I viewed the missed turn as an opportunity to explore a new area. Following my intuition, I saw signs for a place called the “Historic Grange Estate,” and found myself intrigued. The signs led me to nearby Haverford, PA, home to an historic estate originally […]