Springtime in the City

This past April, the mate had to travel to New York City for work, and I decided to join him. The trip held plenty of firsts for me: my first flight, my first time traveling north of Tennessee, and my first time being surrounded by millions of people. The entire occasion was a little bittersweet: while thrilled at the overall experience of such a massive city, I wasn’t so thrilled with New Jersey [in my opinion the worst state possible], my extreme exhaustion, and the shortness of the trip [only two days]. But I still can’t wait to go back.

The City. 

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The mate snapped this shot as I walked out of his friend’s apartment in Brooklyn.

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Central Park

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These guys were playing System of a Down songs. Too cool.

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We happened upon the Ballerina Mime, who would pose perfectly still until someone put money in her bucket. Then, as a thank you, she’d do a subtle ballet number and resume her motionless position. For more photographs & information, check out her MySpace profile.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Staten Island Ferry

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Piedmont Park

It’s hard not to find something to photograph when Atlanta’s largest park holds countless events throughout the year, including the Atlanta Jazz Festival, the Green Market, the Peachtree Road Race, free concerts & movies, and so much more. If you’re in the area, check out Piedmont Park’s website to find out about upcoming events.

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Flowers from Assorted Southern Locales

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