It’s April in NYC, Let’s Ditch the Plow

Here are two favorite spring posts from years past:
NYC Signs of Spring: Red-tails Nest and Mr. Softee Sings
Two-Eyed Prophecy of Spring

April in Morningside Heights. Time to …

Raise the plow.

Raise the plow on 110th and Columbus.

Raise the plow on 110th and Columbus.

Wait a minute. “Raise the plow?!” It’s April, people, let’s just ditch the freaking plow!

Time to go to the laundromat. Apparently, it’s been a long winter.

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Time to show some baseball love.

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Time to play ball.

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Or learn to play ball.

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Time to kayak the Hudson.

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Time to fight.

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These two male mallards were seriously going at each other.

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Hormones are raging in the spring, and there seem to be many unattached male mallards hanging around in Morningside Pond, getting into trouble.

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Time to cuddle. Those hormones, you know.

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And when you look this fine, it’s always time to strut your stuff.

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Phil, one of three resident peacocks at the Cathedral of St John the Divine

 

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4 Comments on “It’s April in NYC, Let’s Ditch the Plow”

  1. Barbara Says:

    This blog makes me smile this morning! How lovely, inspired and inspiring

  2. Mr. Mantooth Says:

    What a wonderful April poem.
    I particularly like this one.
    Love ……… ‘Apparently, it’s been a long winter.’
    Hey. Robert Creeley would love your stuff.

  3. p hoey Says:

    Oh, those great snaps! The essence of Spring in NYC!


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