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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

I love intimately written walking tours such as these! Great post Jenna, and what a full circle Met visit for you and your daughter :)

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Thanks Carolyn. It's pretty crazy how years, YEARS can go by before you go back to a place that you vow you'll return often.

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

Especially in NYC! I feel that way all the time with museums and botanical gardens.

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

No-agenda NYC walks are the best! March is a little perilous because you’re gambling with the warmth of your outfit (and if, like me, you live 50 miles away, there are no go-backsies). But to see the single bursts of cherry blossom amidst the brown and white limbed bigger trees in Prospect Park, as I did yesterday, makes it worth it.

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No agenda walk around, mostly Tribeca and Soho. ❤️

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Yes, the cherry blossoms and magnolias are starting to bloom! And yesterday was really cold! Surprisingly so. I wasn't prepared.

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You write about the New York that I always imagine when I think of living in New York!! (I have never, as yet, visited - but would love to!)

Also, thank you for the mention :))

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It's the best

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Come visit across the pond sometime!

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Haha, you can be my guide to all the cool 😎 places!

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This is my favething to do. No agenda. A great practice of mindfulness, to notice, to be, and to be open to magic.

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It used to be mine too and it will be again. Sometimes I don't realize that I still have to shake some of the PTSD from the pandemic off. Or I have to rewire my thinking. Interesting.

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

I loved this. Art things in NYC are my favorite way to offset all of the draining of morale that the city can sometimes have on me. I haven't been to the Met in a while but I am aching to go to see the Indian miniatures show.

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Yes for sure. And grateful we have such an extensive gallery scene so that seeing art is affordable. Because the museum fees 😩

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So I just noticed on The Met website that for NYS residents they only have a suggested admission fee. I feel like they didn't make that clear when I was last in the museum and ended up paying the General Admission.

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Oh yea, The Met is the only museum that has that.I don't think they are going to necessarily make that clear as they need the donation dollars 😬. They've had that policy a long time. I think I've paid $2 when I was a student. But now I just buy it online so I don't have to feel sheepish at the front desk when I don't pay full price.

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

I miss NYC!

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🥰

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Thank you for taking us on a walking tour of NYC! It's been a almost a decade since I last visited, and I look forward to someday returning!

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☺️ 10 years and a city changes in so many ways. Yes, come back for a visit!

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Thanks for this lovely spring trip to my birth city!

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Thank you Jonathan.

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

Beautiful day in the city ♥️

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🥰 Yes, I needed that.

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le sigh! loved this. We're visiting NYC in late May with the teen for her 16th bday, can't wait.

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Oooh, that sounds like so much fun for a 16th birthday!

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Mar 20Liked by Jenna Park

Isnt it amazing what à difference springtime weather can make?

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Oh yes! But it would seem that winter has returned this week. It's currently 28 degrees this morning 😩

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This is what we are expecting tomorrow but I was able to sport sunglasses and a short sleeves t-shirt yersterday and probably enjoyed it even more. Have a nice WE!

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Ohhh wandering a city at the start of spring is one of my favorite things. 😍 Atlanta looks magical right now with all of its flowering trees! I’m inspired to go for a contemplative walk soon.

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I love this time of year when the trees are just about the flower! Enjoy Erika!

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Mar 21Liked by Jenna Park

That PSA used to scare the shit out of me at night, LOLOL!!

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Someone who remembers too! It was such a huge presence and so ominous!

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I loved reading about your city day and art museum visit. How cool that you were sitting in the same spot with your kid. I love that stuff!

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Wild right? To be places with your kid that you remember as a kid. Happens to me all the time with them. It can be a real mind trip.

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I've never been to New York but I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this walking tour with you. Thanks you so much.

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Thank you Louise! I worried that it was so specific to New York down to street numbers and little details that I wondered if it was relatable to anyone else. ☺️

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It was a perfect moment of escapism

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I love my hometown! Thanks for the walking tour, I write about little unplanned days in NYC too...

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🥰 Thank you for reading.

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