Traveling & purifying

This week has been all about self-refreshing via small trips around New York. Saturday was unseasonably warm and led to some spur-of-the-moment mini-paintings in the studio.

 Red Hook sunset, March 15

Red Hook sunset, March 15

 The view from the Red Hook Fairway parking lot.

The view from the Red Hook Fairway parking lot.

Between Sunset Park, Red Hook, Harlem, Williamsburg, the Flower District and Koreatown in Manhattan and a nighttime trip to Syracuse, home/work/studio all feel triply vivified.

 Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, while waiting to meet with Sally of Improvised Life.

Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, while waiting to meet with Sally of Improvised Life.

 Midnight snow in suburban Ballston, NY.

Midnight snow in suburban Ballston, NY.

 Mourning a Shamrock Shake in an I-87 rest stop parking lot.

Mourning a Shamrock Shake in an I-87 rest stop parking lot.

 Drinks with friends at Mary's Bar in Brooklyn. Look at the beautiful tin ceiling.

Drinks with friends at Mary's Bar in Brooklyn. Look at the beautiful tin ceiling.

 Choi residence, after Sunday gardening. Various succulents including an echeveria, some sedum and a crassula (left trio), rosemary (center), jade plant (right), marimo moss ball in slow death (far right), blue cat.

Choi residence, after Sunday gardening. Various succulents including an echeveria, some sedum and a crassula (left trio), rosemary (center), jade plant (right), marimo moss ball in slow death (far right), blue cat.