Tag Archives: Brookdale Park
The post-thunderstorm morning today was irresistible, so I took the dog and headed to Brookdale Park. If you heard someone singing a poorly tuned version of “My Favorite Things” in the Essex County Community Rose Garden, that was me. There … Continue reading
Several years of walking in Brookdale Park, and I’ve never noticed this. Having a dog means meandering instead of power walking, and that means breathing deeply and seeing more. I highly recommend it.
Friday afternoon, my kids and I walked to Brookdale Park for a picnic and playtime. And in the gazebo we were greeted by saxophone playing! Jamel plays at various open mic venues around the area. He told me he also … Continue reading
A while ago I noticed a face on a tree, but now I’ve seen the real thing. On the way home through Brookdale Park the other day, my kids and I met a real Ent. We ended up gazing up … Continue reading
Okay, so I don’t know what this flower is actually called. I’m 98% sure it’s not “firecracker flower,” but it’s appropriate enough for today. Tonight, July 1st, there is a free concert by the US Military Academy Band, followed by … Continue reading
My daughter actually saw this first. “Mommy, who is trapped inside the rock?” To me it looks like a swamp monster or lizard alien on one of those cheaply made cartoon shows. I’m thinking Scooby Doo,* or something like that. I … Continue reading
On Monday, that glorious summer day in April we had before the dreariness of the rest of the week next two days, I took my kids to Brookdale Park for a picnic. I told them they could pick any table they … Continue reading
Her bag matched his jacket. I liked that.