Wandering the Streets

After leaving our bags at the hotel, we started wandering the streets of New York. One block down we came upon Macy’s holiday windows. There were so many people huddled at the windows we had to watch our turn to get to them. The windows were cute but I was expecting something more than what […]


City officials had said there was no known, credible threats against New York City following the recent attacks in Paris. We felt it was probably safer than any other time to make the trip. Police officers, more than 2,500, walked the streets, stood on top of mobile command center vans and helicopters flew overhead to […]

Arriving in the Big Apple

It was a very early morning flight to New York City, we were up and out at 4:15. The van had been loaded the night before with the luggage we wouldn’t need that morning. We had a lot of luggage with us due to the length of time we would be in New York and […]