I dreamed I lived in a castle way up in the tower, admiring the sky.
On summer afternoons, I took long strolls in green valleys.
I was greeted by strength of stone walls and softness of flowers.
Doors of opportunity opened, reflecting the world outside.
Inside, there was warmth and charm.
I sat on the porch in the midst of nature.
On a sunny day, I got lost in the fragrance of a rose garden.
I went through gate after gate of rose vines in multi-colors.
Until I found the perfect pink rose.
Through the steel greenhouse, I admired the landscape.
I walked down a path among evergreens.
I was transported across the bridge ... until I woke up.
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This week, I visited a beautiful castle in Tarrytown, NY--the Lyndhurst Mansion. It was designed in 1838 and it overlooks the Hudson River. It's surrounded by gorgeous green lawns, a rose garden, and a steel-framed greenhouse. I love the 19th century architecture and pretty landscape with river views. It's so romantic, and I felt like a princess! Enjoy!
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