Monday, October 26, 2009

These (Temporarily) Vagabond Shoes

Aaaaaahhhhhh . . . a long weekend in New York City.

The plan was to see as much as we could of the city. Take in a couple of Broadway shows (ok, just one for me). Eat as well as our wallets would allow. Visit the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit at the Whitney Museum. Purchase fall wardrobe for me.

Four out of five aint bad. My feet are still aching from the walking. The Lion King and Wicked were viewed. Ate fantastic food at Nougatine and Mas. And I purchased absolutely nothing but a cab ride in the rain.

Within minutes of our somewhat aggravating arrival (we were called a**holes by another driver just one block into the city), we had rid ourselves of the car and scuttled underground to purchase unlimited subway tickets. The city spread out before us like a carpet of concrete, and glass, and scaffolding, and people talking to themselves.

Sat next to the Flatiron building on Broadway and had ice cream on a warm day.

Played and climbed in Central Park on a chilly day.

Did the required pilgrimage to Rockefeller Center.

Yeah, yeah, there are loads of other photos. Didn't want to bore anyone with excessive photos.

Now we are home. Missing restaurants. Missing museums. Missing cabs and subways. Missing the noise and the excess. Checking into real estate. Realizing that we could only afford 35 square feet of living space. Absolutely knowing that it's not quite enough space for a family of three and a home studio.

Now, if I can make loads of sales by next spring, I can visit again when the daffodils bloom.


ArtPropelled said...

The Georgia O'Keefe exhibition and The Lion King....just being in New York City...Wow! So glad you had a ball.

Rita Vindedzis said...

Sounds like it was all fantastic and yes!! please bore me (NOT) with more photos. One can never see too many photos of New York.

Wishing you many many sales so that you can go back soon.

Chris said...

You were what? Looking into real estate in NYC??? HA! I've had that fantasy for years. Ever since I was 18 and my friend went to college at Barnard. Looks like fun. That picture of Rockefeller center you showed: I just die for that Art Deco stuff! Thanks.

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

New York is like a candy much to see, taste and love...some strange stuff too! Sounds like you fit in what you could and will return with the tulips!

julie king said...

looks like a fun trip! your daughter is adorable!