Thursday, December 18, 2008

The Bridges Take Manhattan

I don't really have a lot of cool stories from our trip to NYC to blog about.  We walked a lot, rode the subway everywhere, wore lots of layers, and had a ton of fun.  I'm just going to share a bunch of pictures and leave it at that!   You're welcome!


                       Rockefeller Center Tree and ice skating rink



                         Daniel in front of Radio City Music Hall



                            In front of some big ornaments--ha!



                                  The coolest looking Loft ever!



My kickin' new hat (and the guy I bought it from in the brown coat!)



Central Park from the top of Rockefeller Center (60something floors up)



THAT'S how high we were



me and the Empire State Building


We got 50% off tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular!  Isn't that a great name?  A few hours before the show we snatched those puppies up and our seats were awesome!  Orchestra level, 19 rows back, on the aisle! 


The Rockettes as reindeer



That chick in the middle had some GUNS!



dancing Santas



awesome way to end the show






on the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset. (Statue of Liberty in the far right background)


Empire State Building and Manhattan Bridge (taken from Brooklyn Bridge)

Can you tell my engineer husband loves him some bridges?



The famous Wollman Rink in Central Park

(Although did you know it's now called Trump Wollman Rink Skating Center? or something like that.  He owns everything!)


I think this is my longest post ever.  Congratulations if you made it to the end.  You deserve a prize.  Unfortunately Mr. Trump and his city have taken all my money.  So you'll just have to settle for a "thanks for playin'!"    


Faith said...

I loved looking at all of your pictures and hearing all about your fabulous trip. I'm so glad that y'all were able to get away and have such an amazing time. I know you made wonderful memories together!

Next time, we will make a way to join you no matter what!

Rebecca Jo said...

LOVE the hat!!! Its too darn cute on you!!

And dang man - that Rockette had some guns for sure!!! Who knew they were all buff!!!

MiMi said...

WOW - it looks like an amazing trip! I am loving the cute little hat that you are wearing! You look so cute in it!

Radio City must have been awesome!

So glad you got to go on such a fun trip!

Melissa said...

STILL JEALOUS! Thanks for sharing! I want to go next time too... I will just hop in the suitcase and tag along!! :)

Valarie said...

Love this pic's and I was thinkin it was just a "Bridges" issue with the bridges! haha

We missed you and the program actually went MUCH better that I thought. Isn't that just like God?! ;-)

Love ya girl.

mariel said...

oh, I just found you through BooMama and love that you homeschool in NC, too!! How fun! I love 'meeting' fellow NC homeschoolers! Looks like your NY trip was a blast! Great pics!!