How was Orlando? I really, really hope it didn't rain too much and you got some sunshine. So happy that you got see your big bro--what a special family trip.
This weekend some dear friends from very first job as a grown up came to
visit NYC and stayed with me for a portion of their trip. Two of them came all the way from Holland, and brought us all our favorite collective snack: Stroopwafels, a maple/caramel-drenched waffle (BTW... I always called them "stroopenwafels"... but I guess its "stroopwafel"??).
It is always so nice to see friends again after such
a long time and pick up right where we left off. We had a low key
weekend that involved: strolling around my neighborhood, eating an entire
loaf of cinnamon bread in one sitting, a picnic on the Great Lawn in the
almost raining weather, and a Mets Game at Citifield... which is the shiniest
newest stadium I've ever been to. Here are some pics taken via my
PS: On more somber note, it was a sad, emotional, eerie, and, well, hard-to-define weekend in New York, as I am sure it was in DC, too. I read some of the most interesting articles in New York Magazine last week that really got me thinking, including their Encyclopedia of 9/11. Check it out here.