Here are some of the highlights:
|The view from the Top of the Rock|
|Our fun show|
|Our ultra fabulous hotel (cuz it was cheap!)|
|Washington Square Park|
|Devouring a Gray's Papaya hot dog|
|The original Winnie the Pooh animals at the NYPL|
|scrumptious hot chocolate at Serendipity|
|More Central Park|
Saturday our weather was horrible and we spent the day drenched and running from place to place trying to avoid the worst of the storm and the puddles. The rest of the weekend was lovely, perfect for walking uptown and downtown and all around town. And the walking made it perfect for working off all the calories from the food we were constantly eating (food trucks have got to be one of man's greatest inventions.)
I love the hustle and bustle, the manic busyness of city. I love the energy and excitement and air of possibility. However, it also exhausts me. It's a place I love to visit for short amounts of time but have no desire to stay for any extended period. The longer I live in a place that is constantly on the move the more I realize just how much I don't fit into that lifestyle. Give me open spaces and slow paces. Not in a city, but close enough to be able to get to museums and concerts and ballets and restaurants when the mood strikes me. But until that happens, I'm happy to take advantage of all the great places and opportunities so close by.
What places make you happy? Where do you recharge, find your energy, get away from it all, experience new/different things?