April 19th, 2020, An Image From One Year Ago on Roosevelt Island

April 19th, 2020, An Image From One Year Ago on Roosevelt Island

An early springtime image, April 19th, 2020, in Southpoint Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City. The coronavirus pandemic was building, but we remained in the dark.

Spring came anyway, and new life arrived along with it. Here, a gosling gets careful instructions from Mom — or Dad.

This image is a little poignant because, with all the construction radically altering the park, one safe nesting areas may be gone forever.

Oh, and by the way…

Flatbread pizza, café @ Cornell Tech

Flatbread pizzas, fresh from the café at Cornell Tech.

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