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Hidcote, An American’s English Garden

ONE EVENING LAST WEEK, I attended the first-ever public lecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s new Visitor Center — a helix-shaped, mostly glass structure with a planted roof that I had been prepared to dislike for its modernity, but have … Continue reading

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Beach Walk in the Morning, Lobster in the Afternoon

I’M NOT OFFICIALLY on vacation, but it sure feels like it. Memorial Day in the Hamptons found my daughter and me taking a¬†fitness/ photography/¬†bird-watching walk in Springs, down the length of a peninsula with no name (not on my Hagstrom’s … Continue reading

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