This post is my entry for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday contest. The rules can be found here: Details and fine print Making Hanukkah Memories (225 words) Shaina knew the Hanukkah story … the miracle of one night’s oil lasting for eight … how this connected her with Jews around the world and throughout history. She couldContinue reading “Making Hanukkah Memories”
Rockefeller Center was surprisingly the least crowded place we visited on a walk in the city. I’m always amazed by the sea of humanity in the city. Later last night, I discovered a friend’s pictures showing the same views. #NextTime
My father has been gone 5 years. He died less than 2 weeks after his birthday so the time between the two dates has become a time where I think of him often. The first year, my sister and I went to my favorite hot dog stand from childhood and ate Chicago dogs with friesContinue reading “Celebrating Dad’s Birthday”
Early morning walk Central Park, Sam, and Benji NYC nature
On a dreary day across the Hudson River views of city
Playing tourist yesterday in a quaint New York town on the Hudson River, I saw this inviting display outside of a store. I’m not a fan of scary decorations, artificial cobwebs (since I work hard to get rid of real ones), or anything with blood & gore. This embodies my idea of Halloween. 🎃 🧡🌼🎃🧡🌼
The pigeons are enormous! And in Union Square, you can find the “Pigeon Lady” who sells handmade felt pigeons and rats. Seeing the Statue of Liberty is always meaningful. A good reminder of what truly makes this country great. The 9/11 Memorial places a white rose on the name of those honored when it isContinue reading “10 things I saw and learned in NYC”
Sightseeing in Brooklyn today. Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, the NYC skyline and a Fort Greene neighborhood street.