Final evening in New York we spent watching the Lakers versus the Nets. Kobe Bryant is a hit even on New York turf. It was fun, the Lakers won, and the seats were pretty good.
Trains, Planes and Cars
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My final day in New York we spent walking taking in the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and Prospect Park. Starting to feel a little tired as the soles of my shoes are worn down I can feel everything under my feet. These shoes will be retired once I make it home.
In each location I tried to find earrings by local artist as a memento. In New Jersey I went to tea with my cousins. I purchased the tea pot earrings as a memonto of the great time I had having tea with the cousins. So far these earrings seem to be the favorite. I need to take a better picture.
My last train trip was from Virginia to New York leaving at 7am. This is a perfect last trip. The train is not full so I could stretch out across both seats with my long legs whenever I wanted. Trains are so much more comfortable than planes at least for those of us sitting in coach. The day was clear and bright so I enjoyed the view as we cruised through cities, states, crossed rivers, climbed mountains, and looked down at the tree tops (my favorite). The...
First night in Brooklyn and we start right off with a hockey game. I pretended to be a New Yorker and rooted for the Islanders against the New Jersey Devils. We had great seats at a great price from the secondary market and it was free tshirt night. Great way to start my stay in New York. Oh and some young man named Chris lives here so it was good to see him also.