New York City and its big balls (pt. 1)




Okay, where do I begin?

First, let me say that my title photo is the perfect image to express how I truly see NYC.

It’s a city with BIG balls. Which is why I love it so.

Second, my legs are still killing me because I walked 41 blocks, two times. That’s 82 blocks! And thank god it was blistery cold because it kept me moving. I stopped once to eat lunch, and another time to grab a cup of coffee and a muffin. Other than that, I walked around like a pinball on speed.

Tuesday night when I got home, I felt like I had just participated in a triathlon while running through mid and upper Manhattan. My legs felt like stone, my feet burned, and I was physically exhausted.

However…..

Anytime I spend the day in The Big Apple, I come back feeling charged with bolts of creative electricity. The second my shoes hit the pavement, it’s as if something in the ground fills me with a euphoric energy.

And no matter how much time goes by without returning, perhaps even as long as a year, whenever I arrive it’s like I never left. I always feel at home, moving and grooving with its thriving pulse.

It is a tremendously populated city that moves at a unison pace. But trust me, once you’re there, the pace becomes delightfully contagious. Because it pulls you in and gives you energy.

I also find true New Yorkers to be friendly, approachable, and very helpful.

I’ve decided to share selected photos and stories of my trip, over a period of three posts. I took MANY pictures. So many, I had to change the batteries!

I didn't get down to Greenwich Village to visit The Leather Man like I had planned (tee, hee). The next time I go back, I‘ll spend the day in the west Village. Manhattan Island is massive, so it’s hard to see everything in eight hours.

Today, I would like to share a few photos of where my love affair with this city began. Here is where I lived, four out of the five years I resided there. It is located on 65th Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues. We only paid $280.00 a month back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. I don’t even want to THINK about what it’s going for now.

Most of you will recall a post I shared last year about how I use to sometimes throw my cats' poop out the window; landing in the tenants' balcony below my apartment.

Remember that post?

Well, THIS is the apartment I did that in.....

My partner and I lived here together. That was so long ago, yet seeing this place again brought back so many vivid memories. I actually got a little emotional standing here; remembering. It felt very therapeutic.



The apartment building didn’t always have the green shrubs in front. That’s new, and I really like the addition. I think the building has since turned condo or co-op.



Also, the bottom street-level apartment (to the left) was not always an apartment. It use to be a tailor shop. How things change!




And before walking away, I was curious to see if any of the present tenants where throwing cat feces out their windows.



So, I looked down at the pavement….




Holy cat poop, Batman!

Have a super-pooper weekend everyone!



X







*Stay tuned on Monday, when I will share my traveling experience on the Mega Bus, and various images of exciting locations throughout NYC.

48 comments

  1. haha! you had me laughing real hard imagining you n the cat poop. XD how many places have you lived in? it feels so alienated to me. i love changes, n love the varieties that i get by living in my own house, my parents' house, my sister's house, etc. but i really can't imagine what is it like to rent houses, especially in different cities! which probably is the reason it sounded so alluring. hehe.

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  2. Greetings Levian~

    Always so nice to see you!

    "you had me laughing real hard imagining you n the cat poop."

    Tee, hee...aren't I wicked?

    I actually threw it out the window!

    Oh, you would LOVE NYC! It's vibrant! It's invigorating ! It's alive, with a wonderful creative energy.

    NYC could almost be compared to Tokyo, Japan. Populated and fast-moving.

    Here in the States, we either own a home or rent one. I choose to rent because I enjoy the flexibility of it. I love change too, and living in an apartment for me, makes it easier if I want to make a change.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Levian! Always enjoyed!

    Hope you have a wonderful day!

    X

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  3. What a laugh... I wonder why I never tried throwing cat poop out of my apartment window. Oooh Ron, I remember my feelings the first time I saw New York. To say I was in awe would be an understatement. I recall looking up at the tall buildings and wondering why I didn't feel claustrophobic. There was an excitement about the place.... Oooh you've got me going now... I shall have to do a write up of my visits. Have a fab weekend, my friend.

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  4. what's up ron. thanks for sharing your story and those pics. i LOVE NY. it really is the greatest city in the world to me. there is so much to see, so many cultures and so much energy and ya gotta love the crazy people. we'll have to meet up in the city as well to walk around when it gets warmer with meleah and kathy.

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  5. 82 blocks....yikes--that's one heck of a jaunt. Lemme see....where I come from there's roughly 10 blocks to a mile. I'm gonna assume, since NYC does everything BIG-- HOLY COW!

    Yup--one heck of a jaunt!

    I love the photos! The first one is just too cool. And I was scoping out the screaming man architecture on the building next to where you used to reside. (Undoubtedly he saw the kitty pooh...LOL)

    No doubt a few of those emotional moments happened. If it gets that energized and that intense just hitting the sidewalk--of course it's all energized. I hope they were good memories and heart warming emotions.
    I know that my visits to old stomping grounds bring a whole plethora of emotions--but the end result is always good cuz it's another part of what helped bring me to here.

    I'll look forward to more photos of the Big City.
    I won't ask if you're enjoying the camera. *laughing* If you're needing to recharge during the outting--it's a good sign you are!

    (gotta love the 'I can delete what I don't wanna keep' theory....this from a woman who has the theory and not the actions that back it up! LOLOL)

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  6. like a pinball on speed - what a crazy image, love it! Isn't it wonderful to have a place that fosters creativity? Mine is our little slice of heaven on the river. BTW, those are some big balls...and I know a few people that I swear have them the size of those things...not that I've ever seen them, but oh the attitudes! Glad you had a therapeutic walk...sometimes even when we've had closure, revisiting places and reliving the memories helps us see them in a different light. Enjoyed your post and I look forward to visiting more of NYC with you on Monday.

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  7. ...hee,hee,hee...I got a visual when you said "movin' and groovin'" of Jack on "Will & Grace" dancin' down the street to the song, "Shake Your Groove Thing"... You would be the perfect Poster Child for the City of New York! Perfect! ;o)

    ...I can't even imagine the electricity that would flow thru one's soul as you're walking down the streets of that city! It has to be awe-inspiring to say the least!

    ...So glad you had a good time and thanks for the tour - here's lookin' forward to the rest of it!

    ...Have a fabu' weekend my friend!

    ...Blessin's too... :o)

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  8. What a lovely building Ron! You are naughty throwing cat poo out of your window.

    Can't wait to see more pics from your visit. :)

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  9. PS we're going on another jaunt next weekend including beer tasting and wine tasting! ;)

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  10. Hi Ronnie!
    You're BAAACK! Its so great to see ya :)
    I can just imagine that you were in "heaven" to be back to NYC; Man... 82 blocks of foot work! OMG; just wind you up and watch him go!!
    Even the Energizer bunny can't keep up with you :)

    And look at those pics! Very well done! You let us see your former digs. Thanks for the peek :)

    I know that we are talking about missing a city( and still pretty much accesable from Philly on the road). But, your reaction as something akin to my own when I set foot on N American soil.

    Its pure pleasure each time I set foot. Iam smelling the food,enjoying the people,openess and informal feeling.
    I miss the country at times...

    Thanks for sharing and big hugs xoxo

    P.S I'll pass on the next pic of NYC cat poo!

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  11. I love your (err, I mean NY's) big red balls!
    Wow, what a workout, but soooo exhilarating. How wonderful you were able to get away for the day.
    It was neat to see where you used to live. $280 is probably the cost of a parking ticket there now. LOL
    Looking forward to more photos and hearing about the rest of your trip.

    p.s. Don't you just love the snow today!!? I am enjoying it, but am glad we didn't get alot as I'm jonesing for a green tea latte and the roads would be too icky to go out if we had gotten any more.

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  12. I couldn't see your big balls picture initially but I was disappointed because I was expecting this: http://www.travelblog.org/Photos/2049462

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  13. Good Morning Valerie~

    "What a laugh... I wonder why I never tried throwing cat poop out of my apartment window."

    Oh, you MUST try it! It's so FREEING and INVIGORATING!

    *just make sure you it doesn't land on the apartment balcony below you*

    HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAA!

    Isn't visiting NYC for the first time, INCREDIBLE? And you're right, 'in awe' would be an understatement. Everytime I visit, I feel just as excited as I was the first time.

    " I recall looking up at the tall buildings and wondering why I didn't feel claustrophobic. There was an excitement about the place.... "

    I know exactly what you mean because you would think that you'd feel terribly clausterphobic, But you don't, do you? I truly think it's because the 'energy' there is so open, so you feel free to move about openly.

    Knowing your energetic and creative personality, I bet you just threw yourself into it and got in the swing of things.

    YES, please do write about your visits. I would LOVED to read about them!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady!

    Have a fab weekend too!

    X

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  14. Hey V!

    OMG, I was soooo thinking of YOU while walking through the city; snapping photos! I even got a picture of Bryant Park (which I may share), and I remembered you sharing a photo of the park in one of your posts. I had never been there before, so it was so cool seeing it with an ice skating rink in the middle.

    "i LOVE NY. it really is the greatest city in the world to me."

    I have to agree with you a 100 % on that, girl! And for ALL the reasons you mentioned.

    I heart NYC!!!

    Yes, yes....I would love to go there with you, Meleah, and Kathy. It's not far from us at all, so we could do a day trip in the Spring perhaps.

    Thank you for stopping by! Have a flawless weekend!

    X

    P.S. is it snowing in Jersey? It is in Philly!

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  15. Goooood Morning Mel~

    "82 blocks....yikes--that's one heck of a jaunt. Lemme see....where I come from there's roughly 10 blocks to a mile. I'm gonna assume, since NYC does everything BIG-- HOLY COW!"

    OMG, I didn't even think to break it down like that, but you're right!

    My legs and feet were KILLING me! My shins STILL hurt!

    " And I was scoping out the screaming man architecture on the building next to where you used to reside. (Undoubtedly he saw the kitty pooh...LOL)"

    Bwhahahahahahahhahaa! Yup, undoubtedly! Doesn't he look pissed?

    Yes, all the memories I was feeling while standing there were good ones. It was like therapy for my soul.

    " the end result is always good cuz it's another part of what helped bring me to here."

    That's exactly how it felt, too! Gratitude for where it has brought me today.

    I'm LOVIN' this new camera! It's easy and so quick! I'll be sharing more photos of various places again next week. I decided to break it down into 'areas.'

    Oh, and the delete feature is awesome on a digital camera, isn't it? If you don't like what you shot, you can just re-snap it!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, dear lady!

    Have a glorious weekend!

    X to you and the bug!

    P.S. it's snowing here again today! Yipppppeeeee!

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  16. Good Morning SuziCate~

    "BTW, those are some big balls...and I know a few people that I swear have them the size of those things...not that I've ever seen them, but oh the attitudes!"

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha! Yeah, I know a few people like that too!

    Yes, it is wonderful to have place that fosters creativity. And NYC does that for me. I also get that from spending time in nature too. It's odd how I enjoy both city energy and country energy. I love them both, for different reasons.

    "Glad you had a therapeutic walk...sometimes even when we've had closure, revisiting places and reliving the memories helps us see them in a different light."

    Thank you, yes, I agree. Sometimes closure comes in waves, and I think seeing this place again allowed me to celebrate what was, and also what is now.

    Can't wait to share more photos on Monday!

    Always so great to see ya, Suzi! Thank you for stopping by today!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  17. First, holy cat poop, batman! I LOVE IT. And after the walk you had, you might should have kept a few "nuggets" for energy! hahaha

    And NYC has big balls... you got that right on the money! I love that city! I wanna go back... one day I will.

    Loved this post! Can't wait for Monday! BTW Your new camera takes marvelous photos!

    Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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  18. Goooood Moring TJ~

    "...I got a visual when you said "movin' and groovin'" of Jack on "Will & Grace" dancin' down the street to the song, "Shake Your Groove Thing"... "

    HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA! Oh, how FUNNY! Didn't you just LOVE that show? I miss it! Jack and Karen were my favorite characters.

    I think you're right....I would be the perfect Poster Child for the City of New York! Even though I wasn't born there, I feel it in my soul.

    "...I can't even imagine the electricity that would flow thru one's soul as you're walking down the streets of that city! It has to be awe-inspiring to say the least!"

    OMG, you would LOVE it! It's not a place that everyone could live, but it's definitely a place where one could go and receive inspiration every once in a while, to recharge.

    NYC gives so much!

    Thank you so much for stopping by, dear lady! Your delightful energy is so appreciated!

    Have a fabu weekend! See ya again on Monday!

    (((( TJ )))))

    X

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  19. Good Morning Akelamalu~

    Awwww...thank you! Is is a lovely building, isn't it? It's located in a very nice part of NYC.

    " You are naughty throwing cat poo out of your window."

    Tee, hee....aren't a bad boy?

    Can't wait to share more stories and photos next week!

    Thank you for stopping by, m'dear!

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend!
    X

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  20. Akelamalu....just saw your second comment.

    OH WOW! A beer and wine tasting jaunt?

    How faaaaaaaaaabulous! Can't wait to read all about it!

    Cheers!

    X

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  21. Bonjour Barbara~

    Thanks, dear friend!

    Yes, is was "heaven" being back there again. I feel so jazzed with energy right now!

    Yes, 82 blocks in one day! I felt like the EverReady Battery Bunny - HA!

    Thank you, glad you enjoyed the photos. I have more of various locations that I will be sharing on next weeks posts. I took SO MANY!

    "Its pure pleasure each time I set foot. I am smelling the food,enjoying the people,openess and informal feeling.
    I miss the country at times..."

    You said it, my friend! Isn't it something to feel akin to a place? As if your soul rejoices!

    "P.S I'll pass on the next pic of NYC cat poo!"

    Tee, hee! Don't worry....no more cat poo photos - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by today, Barb! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    X to you and D!

    (((( Barb ))))

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  22. Good Morning Crystal Chick~

    " love your (err, I mean NY's) big red balls!"

    Bwhhahahaahhahhahahahaa! Oh, how HILARIOUS!

    Yeah, I guess it's better that they're red instead of BLUE!

    Bwahahahhaahahaahhahaha!

    Yes...it WAS exhilarating! I can still feel it!

    "It was neat to see where you used to live. $280 is probably the cost of a parking ticket there now."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! You are soooooooooo right, M! $280.00 is probably the cost of a parking ticket there now! Last year when I drove into the city with my boss, I couldn't believe she had to pay $48.00 to just park her car for the day - YIKES!

    Yes! Yes! I'm lovin' the snow today! It's lite and not even sticking to the ground.

    Hope you get your green tea latte!

    Much thanks for stopping by, neighbor! Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  23. Hey Jaffer~

    Bwhahahahahaahhaahahahahhaa! OMG, that photo link you shared is FLAWLESS!!!! Bravo, buddy!

    And yes, I've seen the Wall Street Bull statue before, but totally forgot about it until you reminded me!

    He's got one BIG set of kahuna's, uh?

    Thanks for stopping by, Jaffer!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  24. Goooood Morning Peg~

    " And after the walk you had, you might should have kept a few "nuggets" for energy!"

    Bwhahahhahahahahahaha! OMG Peg, that made me HOWL with laughter!

    BRAVA!

    Isn't NYC the BOMB? I bet you and I would have a blast walking around that city; snappin' photos and talking to everyone! It truly is a remarkable city!

    Thank you! Glad you enjoyed the photos. I love my new camera, I'm so glad I decided to get it. There's still more stuff I need learn about using some of the features, but it seems like a very easy to use camera.

    Always GRAND to see ya, dear friend! Mucho thanks for stopping by!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  25. This post makes me homesick! Radio City! Don't you just love it there - NYC, I mean.

    My cousin lived in The Dakota back in the '80's, a converted music studio. It was $1,500 a month back then and the place was the size of a closet! But soooooooo cool! Your old place is probably going for a million now.

    Love those big, red balls! ;) Better than blue, right? Can't wait for more on your trip!

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  26. Good Morning Nitebyrd~

    "This post makes me homesick! Radio City! Don't you just love it there - NYC, I mean."

    You said it! I just LOVE it there. I have a friend who is a flight attendant for Virgin Airways, who flies all over the world, yet she says that NYC will always be her favorite city!

    OMG...The DAKOTA!!!! Yes, I remember that building! Didn't John Lennon live there? And if it was 1,500.00 a month back then, it has to be close to 3,500.00 now. The rent in NYC is unbelievable.

    Aren't the red balls faaaaaaabulous? Yes, so much better than BLUE - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by, Sis! Always enjoyed!

    Have an awesome weekend!

    X ya bunches!

    P.S. I took a picture for you while I was in NYC. I'll be sharing it sometime next week!

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  27. New York sounds like a great city to visit, or even live when you're young. Now days I only like to visit cities, and live in beautiful, slow paced surroundings, having spent most of my younger life working and socializing in the centre of London. I wouldn't have missed that for anything!

    Throwing cat poop out of your window? IO can just imagine that :D We have to be so careful about things like that here. People have been known to poison cats for pooping in their gardens - can you believe that?

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  28. Greetings Babs~

    "Now days I only like to visit cities, and live in beautiful, slow paced surroundings, having spent most of my younger life working and socializing in the centre of London."

    Yes, and I can SO understand your feelings. Cities are not for everyone, when it comes to actually living in them. Especially a place like NYC, with it's constant movement and pace. Oddly enough, I can truly appreciate and enjoy both city life and country life. I like a balance of both, which is why I take retreats into the country.

    Yup, can you believe it? I threw cat poop out my window - tee hee!

    "We have to be so careful about things like that here. People have been known to poison cats for pooping in their gardens - can you believe that?"

    Yikes!

    Luckily, I did that when I was very young and foolish. Now, I know better. NO CAT POOP OUT THE WINDOWS!

    Thank you for stopping by, Babs! Hope you have a great weekend!

    Happy Friday!

    X

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  29. God! I *heart* NYC so very much!
    And holy shit. 82 blocks? You're my HERO!

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  30. Hey Meleah~

    Yup! I had a feeling you loved NYC too!

    Must be that Libra energy thing!

    Yes, 82 blocks, but I honestly didn't start to feel it until I got on the bus to come back. The whole time I was walking I was so jazzed that I didn't realize how many blocks I had traveled, until I calculated it when I got home.

    Thanks for stopping by, girl!

    Hope you had swell day!

    Enjoy your weekend! I heard we're getting MORE snow!

    X

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  31. Hey Dude,

    Long time no visit. I've only been to New York once. It absolutely amazed me how different NYC was from upstate. I suppose like most people who have/had never been there before, I had the stereo typical view of nothing but skyscrapers and wall to wall people.

    I'd imagine going there with someone like you that lived there would be a ton of fun.

    I'll try not to be such a stranger.

    Oh ya....these things have been piling up lately...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  32. OH. MY. GOD.....Jeff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    *jumping up and down*

    It's soooooooooooo freakin' great to see ya, buddy! I've missed you and been thinking about you during the holidays. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year!

    "It absolutely amazed me how different NYC was from upstate."

    Yup...NYC is so different from upstate. Which btw I LOVE upstate NY too. It's gorgeous, isn't it?

    NYC can be intense with its skyscrapers and wall to wall people. Plus, the energy there is MANIC.

    "I'd imagine going there with someone like you that lived there would be a ton of fun."

    OMG, going to NYC with me would be like snorting a gram of coke!

    Bwhahahahahahhahaha!

    Yes, please don't be a stranger, and please let me know if you start blogging again.

    Thanks soooooooo much for stopping by, buddy!

    You made my day!

    Oh, and thanks for these..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I was running a little low!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  33. I'm SO jealous that you lived in New York City! That's been a longtime dream of mine. It won't happen with kids and a mortgage and a million other responsibilities, sadly, but it's nice to dream of a different life through your posts. One hopefully without cat poop, but still...

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  34. Howdy Mark~

    OMG, you would LOVE living in NYC! You, being a 'creative type-person' would so enjoy how the creative energy there, supports you with more creative energy. It's contagious!

    Besides that, it's just a wonderful city to live in. It's so convenient and everyready!

    I would love to live there again one day soon. But until then, I'll just visit and get my fill!

    "One hopefully without cat poop, but still..."

    Yeah, hopefully without cat poop! So, you might not want to live in MY building.

    Bwhahahahahhahahaha!

    Thanks for stopping by, Mark! Always a blast!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  35. can't wait to read more! Love your first image - it's fabulous. Sounds like you are really getting comfortable with your new camera - fabulous! How nostalgically sweet to share your old apartment too, thank you! cat poo poo aside, just love that about you, sharing parts of yourself. It's sort of like a movie unfolding but just not in chronological order.
    So glad your're back, I miss you when you're not around. xoxo

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  36. Hello Diane~

    Awwww....thank you! I'm slowly getting comfortable with my new camera. There are still so many features I haven't used yet, that I'm dying to try!

    Glad you enjoyed the photos of my old apartment and my bit of nostalgia. Couldn't get over how emotional I felt seeing this place, after sooooo many years. It was very healing.

    " cat poo poo aside, just love that about you, sharing parts of yourself."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA! Aren't I wicked?

    I'll be sharing a bit more on next weeks posts.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Diane!

    Always a joy to see your comments! Have a super weekend!

    XOXOXO

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  37. C used to throw poop out the window and no not the cats!
    We have similar big balls in London this year!!

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  38. Hello Casdok~

    "C used to throw poop out the window and no not the cats!"

    HHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Hey, it's great to know I'm not the ONLY one! Please tell C I said, "Right on!"

    "We have similar big balls in London this year!!"

    Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay, London!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! ALWAYS a joy to see your comments!

    Hope you're enjoying a super weekend!

    X to you and C!

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  39. Who doesn't love big, beautiful balls? I hate walking though...so props to you!

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  40. Greetings Kate~

    "Who doesn't love big, beautiful balls?"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Yeah, I agree! tee, hee!

    I actually love to walk (living in a city), however 82 blocks was a bit much. My shins are still sore - ugh!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by! Hope you're enjoying a FAB weekend!

    X

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  41. Yeah, we are supposed to get a lot more snow. Either tues-weds or weds-thurs. Like another 20-30 inches. Blech!

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  42. Hey Meleah~

    OMG yes, someone was telling me about that today at work, so I went grocery shopping immediately afterward, to store up on food in case I can't get out on Tues.

    I just got in and I feel like a FROZEN popsicle!

    Stay warm and cozy, my friend!

    And THANKS for stopping by!

    Hope you had a super weekend!

    X

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  43. Ya know, we're now really looking forward to seeing some pics from you! Love the giant Christmas decorations. And as for the cat poop, I guess the more things change the more they stay the same!

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  44. Hey Herman~

    Grrrrrrreat to see ya, bud!

    Yes, I'll be posting more photos tomorrow and Friday, so stay tuned!

    Aren't Christmas decorations GENIUS? ONLY in NYC can you find such BIG balls - HA!

    "And as for the cat poop, I guess the more things change the more they stay the same!"

    You said it, Herman!

    Thanks for stopping by! Hope you had a swell weekend!

    X to you and the family!

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  45. You definitely walked more than 8 miles. You must have been starved when you got home. Listen to me. This is what I'm worried about. Glad you had such a fab time. It's like when I go back to London. I will walk miles and miles each day going around my old stomping grounds. Then I'm exhausted. It's so much fun. Looking forward to your next installment.

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  46. Hey Jen~

    "You must have been starved when you got home. Listen to me. This is what I'm worried about."

    Bwhahahahahahahaha! Oh, how FUNNY!

    Yeah, I WAS starved when I got home. And I had to pee like a race horse!

    "It's like when I go back to London. I will walk miles and miles each day going around my old stomping grounds."

    OMG, I hear such faaaaabulous things about London. Sounds like you feel the same way I feel about NYC. I MUST get there one day. A dear friend of mine lives in the UK and says that London is the BOMB!

    Thanks for stopping by, Jen! Hope you had a great weekend!

    I'll be posting more photos tomorrow!

    X

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  47. Yes I remember the Cat Poop post Ha Ha, just had to return to the scene of the so called crime I see, was your old neighbor still there?
    That would have been cool unless you got blamed for the new rash of poop flinging that is.

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  48. Howdy Jimmy~

    OMG, I didn't even THINK that perhaps my old neighbor was still there?!?!?

    But, now that you mentioned it....I bet it was SHE that threw the cat poop I saw!

    Karma is a bitch!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Thanks for stopping by, bud!

    Enjoy your evening!

    X

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