NYC Homecoming

July 12, 2014 in NYC, Vacations - 1 Comment

If it weren’t for these three boys that we missed like crazy (and our sore walking feet), I don’t think we would have ever wanted to leave New York. It was such a refreshing, liberating, exhausting trip. But we were so happy to see these faces again. We’re so thankful…

NYC Part Five – The Wedding

July 11, 2014 in Friends, NYC, Vacations, Weddings - 1 Comment

The finale to our New York adventures is the main reason we traveled all that way; Troy’s lifelong friend’s wedding. Troy and Greg met in Kindergarten and have stayed friends ever since, which is pretty remarkable.Troy has a lot of intelligent friends, but Greg in particular was always grade levels…

NYC Part Four – The Food

July 10, 2014 in NYC, Vacations - 2 Comments

You can’t go to New York without eaaaaaating delicious food. Troy and I have collected some favorite places to dine over the years and it seems like we are always sending out Troy’s master spreadsheet to friends and family that are planning a visit to the city. We hit most…

NYC Part Three – The Brooklyn Bridge

July 6, 2014 in NYC, Vacations - No Comments

We had a few spare hours before the wedding rehearsal dinner began, so we headed to the Brooklyn Bridge. I’ve walked across the bridge before, so this time we decided to rent bikes and bike across. Even if that is a touristy thing to do (Troy considers himself more of…

NYC Part One – Around the City

July 3, 2014 in NYC, Vacations - No Comments

Last week, after much planning and anticipation, Troy and I traveled to New York City. Just the two of us. The main reason for the trip was Troy’s lifelong friend’s wedding. But we decided to make a week out of it since we knew it would be a long, loooooong…

Night Views

June 7, 2010 in NYC, Vacations - 5 Comments

We discovered on my last night in New York City that our apartment building had an accessible roof with amazing views. We stayed on the lower tip of Manhattan in the Financial District which was really nice because it was so much quieter than the rest of the city. It…