Sunday, June 15, 2008

A Visit to the Big Apple

Since getting married back in October Alli and I have been very busy with work. So it was only fitting that for a week (June 3-10) we had the opportunity to not think about work and head off to New York City. We had a great time. It was a week with no stress. 

We arrived late on June 3rd and stayed overnight at a hotel near JFK airport. We got up the next morning and decided to hop on the subway to get our hotel in the city. We eventually made it, two hours later. 

Once we got checked in we wandered around Time Square and then headed off to see the Yankees and Blue Jays. Going to a Yankees game is alot of fun. It was fun to go their in the final year of what will soon be old Yankee Stadium. 

Here is a brief rundown of our trip
June 5
We spent the morning walking around Central Park. After lunch we got in line for tickets for a show that night. We saw the play Mary Poppins. It was alot of fun and we really enjoyed. Before the play we saw someone trying to scale the New York Times building. It was a pretty crazy site. We felt like we were in the movie Spiderman. 

June 6
We got up and head downtown where we walked around Ground Zero and walked through the chapel by the site that has turned into, I guess you could say a memorial. We then headed off to Battery Park were we got on a boat and went out to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Ellis Island was cool. After that it was dinner time and we found the restaurant Serendipity where we had dinner and then we had ice cream at this fun place called Dlyans. A fun part to the day was that we got a phone call saying we won tickets to the David Letterman show on Monday. We were pretty excited about that.

June 7
We went and saw Mamma Mia in the afternoon and then hooked up with my cousin Jenn for dinner at Little Italy. After dinner Jenn introduced us to the best frozen yogart place called Pinkberry. It was to die for. We spent the rest of the evening walking along the water by the Brooklyn Bridge. 

June 8
We went to church in the morning and after that we had lunch at Chelsea Market, one the places where the food network is located. After saying goodbye to Jenn we changed our clothes and just chilled in the city. We tried to stay indoors most of the day because it was so hot.

June 9
We got to go to Letterman. It was very fun and in the evening we ate dinner with some good friends Scott and Kelly Hardy. It was fun to meet up with them in the city. 

June 10
The return to Fresno. It was along day in the airport as our day started with our plane leaving JFK at 1245 p.m. eastern time and arriving in Fresno at 10:30 p.m. pacific time. We did get to visit with Steve's parents during our layover in Salt Lake that was alot of fun. 

Well that is a quick run down of the trip. We had a blast and spent alot of money. 

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Here We Are

So Alli and I have entered the world of blogging. We hope this will be another way for everyone to keep up with what is going on in our lives since we are away from so many people.