Friday, June 15, 2012

The Big Apple

Home again, home again, jiggity-jog! We got home yesterday around supper time. We had a really good time!! Ashley was NOT ready to leave.....& can not wait to go back again. It was so much fun showing her around & watching her reaction to everything.

 We stayed at the Teaneck  Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, NJ.

We stayed on the 8th floor & had an awesome view of the city.....although from this picture, you would never know. It was so overcast until the morning we left. We could see the Empire State Building right straight in front & the Freedom Towers down to the right of the photo.

Our  first night in the city, we took Ashley to eat supper at John's Pizzeria......where we ate back in March. It was kind dark inside for picture-taking, but we were sitting right here next to the big ole brick oven.
Ashley's first bite of NY pizza.
The Statue of Liberty made totally from the Toys R Us store.
Will & Kate Barbies
The huge ferris wheel inside Toys R Us.
After supper, we took the subway (Ashely's first subway ride) down to the Staten Island Ferry
Lady Liberty in the twilight;
NY city lights as we came back across.
Tuesday morning while Clay went to class, Ashley & I took the bus back over to the city & grabbed some bagels & coffee so she could have her picture taken in front of Tiffany's......for her 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' shot. I didn't get that picture with my camera......took it with her camera......she got TONS better pictures than I did. But anyway, we sat down at these cute little tables right outside of AFO Schwarz & ate our breakfast before the rain started. Then we headed INTO the stores.

Outside of AFO Schwarz....with the very same Toy Soldier guy that I had my picture taken with. How cool, is that?!
On the BIG piano
Looking down from the toy store windows onto the rainy NY streets. See all the people with umbrellas?
Inside St. Patrick's Cathedral
The ceiling inside the library.
Ashley in front of the 'nekkid' people in the library.
The wooden escalators in Macy's.
The McDs upstairs in Macy's.
In the Starbucks, upstairs in Macy's.....looking down on the floor below.
Showing Ashley the motel we stayed in last time we were there.
Times Square Church is an inter-denominational church located at 237 West 51st Street in the Theatre District of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded by Pastor David Wilkerson in 1987. 
Ashley in the Hershey store.
The M & M store.
Clay & Ashley in rainy Time Square.
Wednesday was still overcast, but at least it wasn't raining! Ashley was so excited to go check out Central Park.
The Plaza Hotel in the background.
Overlooking Bethesda Terrace. There was no water in the fountain when we were there in March.
Someone was feeding this turtle & we were lucky enough to snap a picture. Isn't he something?
Love girly smelling the roses.
Such a cute little Pom.....made us think of our Rocky.
Ashley posing with Hans Christian Anderson.
Strolling down Fifth Avenue. Love the sidewalks!!
Lucy lives on this street!! 623 E.68th St.
Mickey D's sweet tea at the big Broadway McDonald's.
Love these statues at Port Authority. Ashley got a picture of Ralph Kramden standing out front.
New York was fun, but it sure was nice to get back home again!!
Nothing beats this view right here!!
And this is what I enjoyed this evening while I sat on my front porch......a little hooky time. Working on Alli's new afghan.

1 comment:

Fatcat said...

I didn't realize you all were going again so soon. It sure looked like fun and yes, you all do have a beautiful view.

There's nothing like coming home again is there?