Category Archives: New York City

The Summer in Pictures

Despite all of the rain, we seem to catch the nice days and have some fun.  Here’s our summer thus far, in pictures. (Notice Ava’s blue lips, but she refused to stop. . .)

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Rockin’ B’way

So there once was a girl, who fell in love with a boy And then came the Baby Girl, and thus ended dates as we know it But they were a happy family.  And then they went to a church … Continue reading

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Ava & I had a blast yesterday after work at the Childrens Museum of Manhattan. She’s so lively!

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Ava hits the ball!

Every week Dan & Ava go to Daddy-and-Me gymnastics class at Chelsea Piers. Ava loves it! She lays out her leotard the night before, so she has it for the next day. Dan got down there early, so he & … Continue reading

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At the Bronx Zoo

Today Dan, Ava & I went to the Bronx Zoo. There was so much to see!! We only got to the tigers and animals of Asia & the African savannah before we tired out. The monorail “Bengali Express” was near! … Continue reading

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We’ve Moved!

We left our beloved beach home for a new life in the city we love. We’re back in our old apartment building in a much larger apartment than our last apartment in this building.  Yet it’s considerably smaller than our … Continue reading

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Beach Day :)

Ahhh I love global warming! It’s January, and the temperature today was nowhere near what a typical January in NYC is. I’m loving it. So we cleaned up the neighborhood at 9am, then took a walk to the beach. The … Continue reading

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Heat (or lack thereof) in Hell’s Kitchen

The year is 1994, it’s springtime.  Simone had an event in NYC, so Dad, Jess and I piled in the car and went to the City for the day.  We’re driving in this crappy brown van we used to own, … Continue reading

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Weekend at Bernie’s in Hells Kitchen

Only in New York. . . and Hell’s Kitchen no less! My first apartment in Manhattan was in this neighborhood, and oh the stories. . . I’ll create another post for the heating hell we endured. This article comes from … Continue reading

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A near heart attack. . .

So it was a busy day at work today, and I was just so tired and excited to get in the car and drive home.  I hate the one-way streets around the school as they make me drive around 2 … Continue reading

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