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Wildlife Appreciation: Washington Square

Wildlife Appreciation: Washington Square

July 9, 2014

One of my favorite things about Washington Square Park is how appreciative of the park’s wildlife people are! And, in turn, children learn to appreciate the wildlife that are around them, including the pigeons and squirrels, which are New York City’s nature and wildlife and deserve that appreciation! (Cell phone pictures = a little fuzzy!) […]

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Washington Square Summer 2012

Washington Square Summer 2012

August 10, 2012

(I don’t usually post straight-on shots of the Fountain and Arch because the aligning of the Fountain with the Arch at Fifth Avenue just seems a little more crazy as time goes on. However, since it’s not really aligned and I liked this shot, I left it in.) Just a few snap shots…

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Poem: In Washington Square Park

Poem: In Washington Square Park

June 2, 2011

A poem submitted in the comments from Mitchel Cohen: In Washington Square Park Like invisible ink encoded in our genes Spring, irrepressible, suddenly emerges baked in the sun. Global warming, tornadoes, nukes, imperialist wars, collateral damage for a few minutes slip out of mind, out to sea with bin Laden’s body and Fukushima’s rods. We […]

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Poem: "Crossing the Square" by Grace Schulman

Poem: "Crossing the Square" by Grace Schulman

March 14, 2011

A commenter named Nadia posted here earlier this week. I checked out her blog which has a post with musings on and excellent pictures of Washington Square in the snow (she wishes they would finish the renovation already) as well as video of “The Crazy Piano Guy” at the park. She posted this lovely poem […]

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