One of the many problems with New York is that being here invariably means having “Take the A Train” stuck in my head. Which would be fine if I could remember any part of it other than 3rd Trumpet. 

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Circle Line Tours! If you are not Dot, then let me explain: When I was 7, my grandparents took all the grandkids to New York for the first time, and we had a splendid time exploring the city in all its Advent splendor. We also rode a Circle Line Tour to see the Statue of Liberty.

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On the way into the city, our GPS routed us straight through Manhattan (including Little Italy (featured) and Chinatown), at 3:00 on a Friday afternoon. We would have had time to watch a feature-length movie in the time it took to travel the last 1.5 miles to our apartment, but instead we watched one episode of Buffy and then sat around and complained.

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Hostel Dog #1, Mikko.

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Hostel Dog #2, Lucia.

 

I would tell you more about what Nathan and I did over the weekend but really these pictures about sum it up. 

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