Posted in Life's Observations, Travel

10 Observations from NYC

I just went to New York City for the first time. Here are ten of my observations from my time in the big city. (Over 8 million people live there making it the largest population and almost 6 million over the next largest city in the U.S.)

1: It is cluttered

First, I should give you a little bit of background. I am a western girl. So when I hear the words “sprawling metropolis” New York does not fit my idea of sprawling. Sprawling is Dallas or Los Angeles. New York is stacked on top of itself in a gorgeous clutter of buildings, construction and people.


The Beauty of Clutter

3: You will never have enough time to see everything.

I think this might be true of those NYC natives. I had an entire itinerary planned (see previous post) and I had to change so much of it. I was never disappointed with my day but I now have a longer list for my trip in January for Vogue Knitting.




5: You walk…..a lot.

When “Sex in the City” talk about the city being their cardio. They don’t even exaggerate a little.


Van Gogh’s Shoes

7:What about the ROUSs?

“Rodents of unusual size? I don’t think they exist”


Wall of deliciousness. Thank you Lion Brand.

9: Don’t forget to look up.

Trust me, it’s so easy to forget that. I passed by the Chrysler building at least three times before I realized it.


Enough Said



Posted in Travel

New York…….

So I am heading to NYC my first trip of the year. This will be my first time in the Big Apple, which, as you get to know me better, is shocking. I am so excited to finally see it! I have decided to be a serious tourist this time around. ๐Ÿ•ถ

Here is the Rundown

  • Day 1
    • Statue of Liberty
      Dim Sum at the oldest Tea House in China Town
      Guggenheim Museum for “Silent Night” (this will be a challenge ๐Ÿ˜‰)
      Empire State Building at night.
  • Day 2
    • Lion Brand Studio (๐ŸงถOMG)
      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child parts 1 & 2
  • Day 3
    • Breakfast at Tiffanys (of course)
      The Met ๐Ÿ–ผ
      Natural History Museum
      I scored two free fashion week events: an art opening for Textures and a Runway Show.
  • Day 4
    • Brooklyn Bridge at Sunrise (I hope to be in the middle of the bridge at 6:59, I looked it up, to turn back and take a photo of the Manhattan skyline. Expecting chilly fingers)
      Lazy morning in Brooklyn (local coffee shop, crochet and Mediterranean food)
  • I have filled my trip to the brim but I have left a little time for crochet. And the train into the city is a good 50 minutes so I will make sure my hook travels.
  • I will post pictures on Instagram and Facebook so join me on my adventure and tell me about yours!!!!