SoHo, as usual, was fun. The latest instrument of choice among street musicians is piano. Here is the guy who is touring across US with his little dog and little piano
And here is another one in Washington Square park with the spectacular grand piano recital of popular classical pieces
The high fashion and utility wear crocs all within a few small blocks
And finally the Botanical Garden
The beauty of the fall was most pronounced in two major highlights: the bonsai trees and the rose garden. The bonsai trees were just a wonder of horticulture. I had no idea that any tree grown in certain way can became a miniature tree i.e. bonsai
The rose garden is a different story. The rose bushes in November unexpectedly displayed the beauty of dying. Beauty is a quality normally associated with youth and blooming. But take a look at these flowers and you might see a whole different dimension of the world of beauty. The bloom looks naïve next to dying
Isn’t it lovely to get old together?
And here we are with wrinkled rose petals and the realization that the end is near
Do you still think that beauty is just for the young?