New York 2019

Mom and I took a quick trip to NYC in December. We stayed in a lovely Air B&B in Brooklyn and saw some great Broadway shows as well as the Rockettes. We also visited the church in Brooklyn where Mom and Dad were married.

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our last night in NYC

our last night in NYC

Friday night, dec. 13th, Mom and i had spent the afternoon at the Whitney Museum and started to make our back uptown. it was relatively warm and rainy, and we started walking towards a bus stop. we found one, and then finally a bus pulled up...but then it just sat...

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“Kitchen” at the Whitney

“Kitchen” at the Whitney

My favorite thing at the Whitney Museum. mom and i had both seen a photo of this work in the New Yorker. A kitchen made of beads! this is the best wide shot i took, except i caught part of a woman who was standing in the way over in the right. but after a lot of...

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at the Whitney

at the Whitney

After taking so many photos at the Met i was determined to not go so crazy at the Whitney. It's a cool museum, and not so big, plus one entire floor was closed so we didn't have to worry about it. we decided to start with lunch, but on the way i had to take a photo of...

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Friday the 13th!

Friday the 13th!

Of december, that is. our last day in NYC. we took the subway to the South Street Seaport TKTS booth and decided to see the show "Slava's Snowshow," even though we didn't know anything about it. a guy at the booth had described it to us, saying it was fun and...

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wrapping up at the met

wrapping up at the met

after looking at the "Making Marvels" exhibit at the Met we headed off to find some lunch. on the way i had to take a few quick photos of these faberge beauties. This is an "Imperial Lilies-of-the-Valley" basket. This basket is considered the most important Fabergé...

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Post-Met fun

Post-Met fun

After our day at the Met on Thurs. Dec. 12th, Mom and I went to the south end of Central Park. i'd hoped to see the Christmas decorations in different hotel lobbies and stores. I had a list of hotels, a few of which were right there on 57th Street, on the south edge...

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More shiny things at the met

More shiny things at the met

first, they kept referring to the word "kunstkammer" in many of the objects in the collection and i didn't read anywhere what that meant. i found it on the website. Each of the remarkable pieces in this gallery proved the maker's—and by extension the...

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More at the Met

More at the Met

After looking at the Impressionists at the Met on Thursday, Dec. 12th, mom and i wandered around a little and then walked by an exhibit and decided to go inside. It's called "Making Marvels: Science & Splendor at the Courts of Europe." And it was,...

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Impressionists at The Met

Impressionists at The Met

My favorite thing to do at the Met is stare at the Impressionist paintings. I feel i never have time to properly take the time to look at them, but i'm always happy for the opportunity. I know i've posted these very pictures before, but here they are again, a few of...

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the final bit of our second day in new york…

the final bit of our second day in new york…

After leaving the spectacular SeaGlass Carousel on the evening of Wed. Dec. 11th we got on a bus and made the short trip over to the 9/11 Memorial Fountains. It was dark, cold, and windy by the time we got there, so not a big crowd. You can't tell in the picture but...

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