All of my dreams came true.

Central Park looked like this. I was so distracted by beauty and great company that my heart took the rest of the pictures that day. Walking through the park was my favorite New York moment. I could hear the leaves in the wind, crunching beneath my boots, every color of red and gold.

The flowers outside the New York Public Library — a magical place.

Pumpkins, everywhere you looked —  at farmers markets (above), and on doorsteps (below):

Stores were dressed for the occasion,  including Magnolia Bakery:

Chocolate frosting + vanilla cake for my birthday. Yum.

Skies filled with rain and clouds and sun and mood:

And yes, I do.