All posts tagged: nature

The Last of the Jasmines

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Garden Beauts

Look what my dad left for me on my desk! Sadly, it’s almost time for our Jasmine flower plant to stop producing its flowers. This will be its largest bunch! My dad and I were ooh-ing and aah-ing for a long time because this was the most flowers we’ve seen in one picking. And after that, maybe only a couple of flowers here and there will be available for us to pick and enjoy. With […]

My Central New York Vacation: Skaneateles, Lake Ontario, and gaining absolutely no tans

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Ahhhhhh, I had an amazing time visiting my friend’s hometown in Central New York. She lives in Skaneateles, a small residential area that is close to the city of Syracuse. I had such a great time, I really didn’t want to leave! I was so tempted to wave my Greyhound bus away and just camp out at the lake forever. I had to thank my friend profusely for letting me stay with her and showing […]

Garden Beauts: Natural Vegetable and Fruits from My Garden

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Healthy Food

I’m pretty darn proud of our garden. It’s not a particularly big garden by American standards but it’s big for New York City. Though we don’t have much land to plant things on, we make do with containers and planting pots. My dad likes to grow all sorts of plants but he mainly likes growing edible things. Over the past year, we’ve grown Fuji apples, tiny potatoes, heirloom tomatoes, beets, spinach, broccoli rabe, and even […]