Monday, April 30, 2012

Weekend Recap: "Las Chicas"


Phew! WHAT a weekend.  I had so much fun with you. To fill everyone in, D and I had a little reunion weekend with some very special women.  Back in 2006, Deweese and I traveled to Argentina with Deweese's mom and 3 of her close friends.  It was an incredible trip and we have forever coined ourselves "Las Chicas".  Here are some pictures:

This is me and D literally drooling over the jewelry! 

So we decided to have a lil' reunion weekend this past weekend in NYC! Despite all of the crazy schedules, all but one of us could make it. We missed Deweese's Godmother Raleigh so, so much and her having to miss it just gives us a reason to plan another reunion very soon!

So here are some pics and notes from our epic weekend...

The weekend got started early with Deweese arriving at my place on Thursday evening. She gifted me some amazing little neon arm candy that I wore all weekend and plan to wear all summer (Deweese always comes bearing a "little something" for me... aren't I lucky?):

Then on Friday the ladies toured the Frick Collection (a favorite of mine, too!) and then had coffee at the famed Neue Gallery cafe.  After work, I met them at Recipe where we sipped Pimm's Cups and commented on how COLD it was outside! I had butternut squash soup which felt strange for an almost-May evening.

On Saturday morning Nick and I hosted a brunch so "Las Chicas" could see the apartment and meet Ernie. Let's face it, meeting Ernie was at the top of this cat-loving crowd's agenda.  Here are some of the photos from that:

We then saw a matinee of "Other Desert Cities", which we all loved. Seriously, everyone should see it! The difficult subject matter made for some tear-jerking moments, but its really powerful and moving. Stockard Channing was especially amazing.

By Sunday we had to say goodbye to half of our our crew but the remaining chicas partied on. First up was meeting DH and her mom for coffee (was it a mother/daughter convention in NYC?) and we got to sit outside!! The colder weather on Friday made Sunday's gorgeousness SO appreciated.  We then checked out the Terracotta Warriors at the Discovery Center, made a trip to The High Line, and ate lunch from Eatly in Madison Square Park. Ya know, visitors-in-town kinda stuff. Very fun!

Overall it was an incredible weekend filled lots of adventures and laughs.  Deweese's mother met the two other women on this trip in the registration line at law school in 1974 and have been kickin' it "las chicas" style ever since. They've traveled to countless places, helped each other through life's ups and downs, and laughed a lot along the way.

Needless to say, they are a huge inspiration to me about so many things but most of all about the power of friendship.


1 comment:

  1. This type of story always makes me smile!