Yes, it's been a little (a lot!) quiet here on the blog. First I was sick and a little overwhelmed and then I was out of the country. But now I'm back and getting a handle on life again. Before I get into all the blog posts about our time away, I need to sort through a bunch of pictures and try and figure out which stories to tell you. However, I didn't want to leave this space empty any longer.
This past weekend, we went to visit Dave's grandpa who lives in White Plains, just forty-five minutes north of New York City. Dave's aunt and uncle live in White Plains too so we stayed with them. A few weeks ago, my blog friend, Amanda, used a "highs and lows" format to document her weekend. I'm going to
Favourite moments: lunch with my Grandpa at his retirement centre; going out to a really good Mexican restaurant with my extended family; seeing my cousin for the first time in five years and meeting his wife; hanging out with Sam and Rachel at Long Island Sound while Natasha shopped at Trader Joe's;
Favourite moments: going to Central Perk!!!; taking the kids to FAO Schwartz; walking to Connecticut;
Favourite moments: getting to be on Mulberry Street (from "And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street" by Dr. Seuss); watching football with Uncle Simon; getting my New York City Police vehicles; playing on the pirate ship at the Long Island Sound playground
Favourite moments: when the seal burped loudly and the penguin pooped at the Central Park Zoo; playing with Auntie Bobbi's phone at the Chinese restaurant; staying for two nights at a "ho-towel"; when the train conductor gave me a pink ticket!
More stories coming tomorrow...