Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2011

After seeing the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular last Friday, my wife and I walked over to Rockefeller Center to take a look at the big Christmas tree.  It’s one of those iconic sights that you have to see to say you had the full Christmas tourist experience in the city.  We’re not tourists,Continue reading “Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2011”

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular 2011

Last Friday my wife and I went to see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. It wound up being a really great experience and it was a great way to spend the Friday before Christmas weekend. I saw the show once before, in 2006, and I was amazed by just howContinue reading “Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular 2011”

First Snow for New York City (Winter 2011)… in October.

It’s looking like a mini-blizzard out there.  I didn’t expect to see this in October!  I do remember it being so cold we had to bundle up tight for Trick-or-Treating when I was a kid though, back in the 80s, and that was in Maryland.  Maybe this isn’t so unusual after all.  Maybe it’s moreContinue reading “First Snow for New York City (Winter 2011)… in October.”

New Semester, New Books

Fall Semester started yesterday.  I didn’t have much of a break, since I took courses over the Summer, but two and a half weeks off seemed long enough to me.  I spent most of that time rotting my brain with video games.  I haven’t sat around playing video games for hours on end in yearsContinue reading “New Semester, New Books”