New York 2006
New York 2006 - Trip to New York to celebrate Amanda's graduation from High School.
Somehow I was talked into bringing Connie along too. Now I know what they mean about a
Arrived in New York. We took a carriage ride in Central Park and then went to see the final
performance of Light in the Piazza. Yes I saw the play three times in about a six month period. I really
loved that play.
Our shopping day, or Amanda's graduation present. We walked all of 5th Avenue, stopped for mass at
St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then ended up at Macy's. We bought lunch from a street vendor. In the
evening we saw The Drowsy Chaperone. Amanda and Connie loved Adolpho.
Happy 4th of July!
We took the first ferry boat to the Statue of Liberty. We met some very nice people waiting in line. Will
and his parents and Ben and his family. Will was this 5 year old boy who knew more about the status
of liberty than anyone I know! In the evening we went to a special even at the Empire State building.
Their really was no "food" so it was good we ate before. Connie once again showed her deep fear of
people dressing up as characters - she was not happy to see King Kong. Fireworks were very nice
although it's weird to look down on fire works.