Ryan, Tessa and I got an extra day in NYC to see friends.
Emily lives in Manhattan. Her husband is the bishop and they live on the 11th floor of an apartment complex off of Broadway with their 3 boys. It amazes me how she makes life normal as she has her groceries delivered, hires cabs to get her children to school, and takes family bike rides around Central Park. Monica and her 5 kids drove down from Connecticut for the day. We let the kids play at a park while we had pizza and Thai food delivered. It was a yummy picnic and nice to have a down day in NYC with friends.
|Seinfeld diner, Columbia University, and|
Emily and Monica
|It was awesome to meet up with Liz and Brady Hales|
as they were traveling in NYC at the same time!
These are the notes I kept on my phone of what we did every day on our trip:
Thurs: Elizabeth picked us up; little tour, sleep, mom dad Brady bran Claire Kazie and Craig get in, eat Chinese, walk along river- fire flies pee in woods
Fri-run 5 miles with Ryan, nails did, diner with all, Princeton, rusty and Bick get in, eat Italian with Elizabeth's family, wedding rehearsal, practice song
Sat- run 5 miles with bran, get ready for wedding, family pics, go to church, bag pipes, wait for priest,
Procession in, read from Isaiah, songs from both faiths, mom and her mom lit the candles for the to light the unity candle, Kazie reads and love is unselfish love is kind, spread peace hug Brady and Elizabeth, Brady is tearful, pictures at church Go to lodge, more pics, cocktails, Mom and dad speak, dad prays on the food, toasts-bran and MF, song, cut cake, her dad's slide show, dance
Mon- Ryan and dad take Bick, bran dad and Ryan drive car to hotel with luggage, Claire mom Tessa and I take train, World Trade Center, Wall Street, statton island ferry- Statue of Liberty, Grenich village, Washington park, falafels in the park, time square, Rockefeller center, wicked, taxi home
Tues- bus, go to Emily's 101 and broadway, Monica and 5 kids come, park, order pizza for kids and Thai to park, go to hippo park, then toms diner from Seinfeld, Columbia, bookstore, time square, Liz and Brady, food to go, bus, pass out at 9:30
Wed- uber taxi service, leave suit and dress, send uber taxi to get it, flight back to SLC