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Friday’s Thought – Solitude Made Perfect

“There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.”

(Robert Louis Stevenson)

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Friday’s Thought – Ornaments

pink-wall-with-lanterns

“The building’s identity resided in the ornament.”

(Louis Sullivan)

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Friday’s Thought – Shades of Meaning

black-and-white-photo-of-church-steeple-on-central-park-west

“The color of truth is gray.”

(Andre Gide)

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My Favorite Things – Castles in the Sky

Which is pretty much how many of the majestic buildings along Central Park West have been looking in these last days of fall.  Without further ado, here are some of my best photos from this week:

san-remo-towers-on-a-fall-day

blue-and-yellows-on-a-crisp-fall-day-in-nyc

sunlit-fall-foliage-in-central-park

water-tower-on-the-upper-west-side-framed-by-fall-foliage

art-deco-building-through-the-fall-foliage

architectural-details-on-the-upper-west-side

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Friday’s Thought – Mirror, Mirror

new-york-city-reflections

“It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.”

(Oscar Wilde)

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Friday’s Thought – Artfully Said

window-boxes-on-the-upper-west-side

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.”

(Stanley Horowitz)

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Friday’s Thought – Picture This

Lace curtains on the Upper West Side

“The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.”

(Francis Bacon)

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