Big City Lights

Visiting New York has been on my wishlist ever since I was a kid with starry eyes admiring the skaters at Rockefeller Center and the lights of Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I could only imagine what the Big Apple might be like as the crazy, magical place that flashed through our TV set […]

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Walking the High Line

Above the streets, we glide, walking on air with buildings all around us.  The High Line is our view of the city while in its midst, glimmering with reflections from above. Formally an elevated railroad, this New York City park stretches 1.45 miles from the shore of Hudson Yards to the Chelsea Market in west […]

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Best Eats of New York City

When you’re on your feet racking up 10 miles a day in sightseeing, meals play a big part in the level of enjoyment during your trip. Much of the time, we spent searching for food when we were most desperate and groaning over the number of choices to pick through. That’s a good problem to […]

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Chess Masters and Bubble Makers in Central Park

For a first-time visitor to the Big Apple, the “New York State of Mind” was more like planning three moves ahead in a strategic board game. Knowing which subway line to take, where to find a good place to eat, or how to navigate our whereabouts without a phone’s GPS coordinates took a little patience […]

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The Christmas that took our Breath Away

It was as if we were walking in place. The wind cut through us, all limbs scrambling forward just to make it another block. I pinched my hood underneath my chin to keep it from brushing back, fighting the gusts of wind that swarmed the streets. We snuck into a bakery for a few moments […]

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Christmas with the Jagers

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year filled with anticipation for Christmas and the traditions that come with it. As we progress in our second year of marriage, we have had the pleasure of sharing our holiday traditions with each other and creating new memories as a family together. For 2017, we decided […]

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