Like everything else that surrounds me, it will be a luxury condo one day soon. And by "luxury condo" I mean "small shoddily constructed apartment for sale in the 'right' zip code." Oh, dear, reader, I shan't bore you with my endless annoyance of urban rezoning for the wealthy but know that my irritation is real and fairly dramatic. Instead, I will stay on topic and say this: the Havemyer family were the first owners of the sugar factory.
That doesn't sound like I stayed on topic at all, does it? Well, I did, because a few weeks ago I shot this:
These are the cherry blossoms that line Havemeyer Street. Yes, the family got it's own namesake. The street is pretty, no? But, look, if I pull back, it's not pretty at all.
It's a bus depot. I suppose that's how I will have to see all these high rise apartments changing my neighborhood right before my eyes - they are as pretty as I choose to see them. And the pretty that I chose to see...
inspired something truly lovely. Introducing....
The Cherry Blossom Collection!
Freezer pops made with:
Cherry juice (naturally)
For this spring quickly turning into summer, I challenge myself to let go of my big city angst and see something pretty everyday. One woman who sees beauty everywhere she goes is Alix, The Cherry Blossom Girl. I don't know her but she's a blogger in Paris who takes dreamy pictures and wears fantastic outfits like:
Every time I check her blog, her whimsy and her hats inspire me to no end so, Alix, these Cherry Blossom Pops are for you!