Postcard from the winter that never ends

March 27, 2014 in New York City,Places,Postcards

Spring officially arrived last week, but it certainly hasn’t felt like it the last few days: low temperatures in the 20s, snowstorms, ย days that require layers, coats, beanies and gloves. I’ve been extraordinarily grateful for my escapes to Miami, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic this winter: if I hadn’t had those hits of sunshine, I don’t think I would have made it through these long stretches of bone-chilling cold with nearly as much joy.

Central Park, New York City after a snowstorm

This winter has been a good excuse for hot chocolate dates, ordering Thai delivery and spending Sunday nights on the couch with an intricate rotation of television programs. But every once in a while, it’s been fun to trade in the cozy confines for explorations in fresh air and fresh snow. There’s nothing quite as winter-in-NYC as sledding and snowballs in Central Park!

ย Clear skies in DUMBO, Brooklyn after a snowstormClear skies in DUMBO, Brooklyn after a snowstormย Central Park, New York City after a snowstormThrowing snowballs in Central Park in New York City in the snowCentral Park, New York City after a snowstormSledding in Central Park in New York City in the snowWilliamsburg, Brooklyn after a snowstormWilliamsburg, Brooklyn after a snowstorm

What’s your favorite photo of the winter that never ends?ย 

 

  • HippieInHeels

    I love snow photos.. I grew up in Ohio and loved winter sports. Really miss that living in a sunny place year round!

  • Lauren @BonVoyageLauren

    The second photo is definitely my favorite! Snow sure is beautiful in the sunshine but I hope spring comes soon for you guys!

  • Laura

    I love the action shot of the snowball being thrown! I loved being back In the US for winter, but loved leaving for green, moderate temperatures in England a little but more ๐Ÿ™‚

  • They’e all great of course, but I think the first one is my fav!

  • I’m SO over winter!!!

  • Beautiful photos! I love the last one – I love when the city streets seem quiet and sleepy after the snow has just fallen, and this shot definitely captures that ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • So fun! I want to sled! But that’s not going to happen anytime soon over here haha.

  • camorose

    Grass is always greener ๐Ÿ™‚

  • camorose

    Me. Too.

  • camorose

    Yes–it’s gone on a bit too long now!

  • camorose

    Thanks!

  • camorose

    +1

  • camorose

    Yes! It was actually taken early in the morning–no one was out yet ๐Ÿ™‚

  • camorose

    Haha I’m definitely glad sledding season is officially over here ๐Ÿ™‚

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