Saturday, December 29, 2012

Yesterday my son went back to his home on Portland, OR, but first we had a day in NYC.  We had a lovely lunch and walked around bit, enjoying the sights and the bright sunny day and crisp weather. 

The Flatiron Building

When we got to the main branch of the Public Library on 42nd St. with the fabulous lions flanking the steps, I realized that I had never been inside, so in we went with the throngs of other visitors.  On the main floor they had a wonderful exhibit called Lunch Hour in NYC. It was fascinating, with menus from famous restaurants of the years (the low prices were amazing) and even a section from the Automat in Horn and Hardart.  My son is a foodie and he really enjoyed it. We went upstairs and looked at some of the reading rooms and were awed by the beauty of the architecture.

At the end of the day he took the shuttle to the airport and I took the train back to CT. As always I wish he didn't live so far away, but it was nice to have him here for a few days.


Martha Ginn said...

I think of a trip to NYC as magical; living close enough to do it often is lucky for us far away who enjoy seeing it in pictures! Your Santa collection is really interesting; thanks for posting.
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Martha Ginn

MulticoloredPieces said...

Hi, Norma. Love those lions! I enjoyed seeing your Santa collection as well. Just wanted to thank you for your words of encouragement about publishing. I contacted Quilting Arts, but they were only vaguely interested and it takes them three months to respond to anything. What's a girl to do? Anyway, have a great New Years celebration--I'm making popcorn!
best, nadia