Near Central Park

This absolutely charming lady was sitting on a bench on the edge of Central Park when I asked if I could photograph her. I was struck by her wonderful curls, eye makeup, and bright red lipstick and nails. She reminded me of my grandmother and all of her friends–woman who didn’t leave the house without doing there hair and putting on their makeup. Even when my grandmother wasn’t dressed up, she had to have her hair done, put on a  little bit of lipstick and a spray of her favorite carnation perfume.