Sunday, June 29, 2008

Taking a Bite Out of The Big Apple

No time for a long post as there is much to do before going into work this afternoon but I did want to let you all know that we have returned from our trip to New York City - safe, sane, and definitely sore! As soon as I get the time, I have a ton of pictures to upload and share but for now here's a few quick shots of some of our adventure -

Driving into the city on 34th Street - see the Empire State Building peeking out on the left? And yes, I drove in this traffic so I think I should get extra points for that!

Cate, Amanda, and Darci in Times Square shortly after our arrival. Don't let Cate's expression fool you - she had a great time but she refuses to ever smile for the camera!

Darci, Amanda, and Cate before heading to Terminal 5 where the Mindless Self Indulgence concert was to be held. Or should I say Kitty, Jimmy, and LynZ?

Friday night's event ...

Thank goodness I was up above all of this but Amanda and Darci are down there near the front of the stage. Yes, they are crazy and yes, I was worried. I'm too old for this kind of stuff!

Saturday afternoon's event ...

Even though it was a major culture clash from Friday night's concert - the girls absolutely loved the play and thought it was "practically perfect in every way"!

More to come later - for now I am practically pooped in every way because when you take a bite out of the Big Apple, it takes a bite of you, too!

17 comments:

  1. Mary Poppins and MSI...what a contrast, Linda!

    Amanda is as colourful as ever...super pis of the 3 girls.

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  2. Looks like a fun time was had by all!

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  3. Now that's a great compromise!

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  4. Quite a contrast but it's great that you all enjoyed it!

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  5. i love that lady looking at the girls behind them at times square and if you bigify the photo of the concert you can see amanda right there!

    smiles, bee
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

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  6. The girls look so cute in their concert attire! :)

    I cannot believe that you got them to see Mary Poppins. heh heh

    I can't wait to hear all about it.

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  7. Hey Bee, I could see Amanda in the Pit photo and the lady looked like she was really studying those girls in times square, 'eh?!

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  8. What Tisha said. What a great time. I'm glad you are home safe. Rest. Big hug. :)

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  9. What a happy bunch of people and these pictures are great. I'm sure Mom is pooped! I love the shot of the front of the stage and screaming teenagers. Classic concert vibes. You are trooper for watching a potential crowd stampede on your daughter. I think I would have had to stand there with them....hmmmm....I think I should look into attending a concert soon. Maybe some head-banging music....or not.

    Can't wait to hear about your trip. Welcome back.

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  10. Sounds like a perfect trip! Good for you. Hope your daughter appreciates you!!

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  11. Cool - Mindless Self Indulgence and Mary Poppins - was there ever a better mix?
    Did the plushies survive the concert?

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  12. i love mary poppins! and i love new york!

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  13. Interesting mix of entertainment, there.


    Looks like the girls had a great time.
    You are one cool mom, Linda.

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  14. Just wanted to say HEY!

    And I am resurrecting my blog if you are interested!!

    Oh and Amanda's hair?? All I can say is....WOW.

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  15. wow, looks like you've been having fun while I've been away!!

    come and play Thesaurus Thursday!

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  16. Oh, one of my friends was at that show!

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