Rockefeller Center and the Christmas Tree for 2013

My wife and I went to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular yesterday night and while we were in the area we decided to look around Rockefeller Center. There are Christmas lights up already, which is nice, and the tree is already in place, but it is surrounded by scaffolding. Judging by the pile ofContinue reading “Rockefeller Center and the Christmas Tree for 2013”

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”

A “Bah! Humbug!” Kind of Christmas

Ok, so maybe it’s not all that bad.  In fact, it could be a lot worse.  The fact remains, however, that I spent this Christmas apart from my wife, and that seriously put a dent in my holiday spirit.  This year just feels different.  The ‘spirit’ of the holiday seems to have gone around meContinue reading “A “Bah! Humbug!” Kind of Christmas”

Unveiling Christmas Window Displays (Bloomingdales)

I happened to be up by Bloomingdales today and they were literally rolling out the red carpet. They also had red curtains covering the windows. I remembered hearing something on the news about Christmas displays being revealed at another store and they made it come across as a big deal.  I’m surprised that in aContinue reading “Unveiling Christmas Window Displays (Bloomingdales)”