July 21, 2009

We're home!

We had lots of fun at our family reunion! The train trip was great--relaxing and relatively quick. Amtrak on time? Who'd believe that??

Of course, Hannah spent a good amount of time studying the safety pamphlet on the train. Does anyone else have a kid who is nuts about safety? I think I need to get her one of those Orange Safety Patrol belts (just to complete the dork factor) (which she comes by naturally--all my kids are kind of geeky) (I type that in Loving-and-Proud font).

With 17 of us, ranging in age from 4-76 we divided and conquered a good portion of New York City.

Hannah's favorites included going to Central Park to see the pond where Stuart Little was on a sailboat and where Giselle (from the movie Enchanted) sang by the fountain.

She also like climbing the big rocks and seeing the Alice in Wonderland statues. Seeing the snow leopards at the zoo was great too!

Others of us went to the Museum of Natural History, the WTC site, a boat tour around Manhattan Island, The American Indian Museum, Starbucks, Joan of Arc in the Park and shopping in SoHo.

Hannah's best fun was playing with her cousins--her beloved Mary was right by her side the entire weekend!

We hope that it will be our turn to host next time...


Beverly said...

wow, that looks like such a great time! Loved all the photos

Heidi said...

Looks like so much fun! I would love to go to New York one day!

Monica said...

I'm glad you had a great time, looks and sounds awesome!!!

Lori said...

Welcome home! Looks like you had an awesome trip! I too would love to see NY some day, thanks for sharing the photos.

Kate said...

hey! I'm not geeky!

Natalie said...

Um, I'M nuts about safety!

I love New York! What a great trip!