I had an interesting day on Sunday. It was Matt's birthday, and his family came to visit, and they allowed me to tag along with the celebrations (which was jolly nice of them).
I ate my first subway (since I've been here) in central park. It was nice until the rain started. And so we decided it would be better to walk along 5th avenue, perhaps we were wrong, because it seemed to be more rainy there.
One thing I noticed though. There is a Lindt shop along 5th avenue. How did I not realise there was a Lindt shop along 5th avenue?! I really have to go now and see what I can find. I hope they sell those chocolate truffles that I like so. They're not expensive, and come in a red box, and are the best chocolates evar! No really, they are! Little melt in the mouth, make you forget everything else, moments of joy they are. Man, I want to buy some now.
Back to Sunday, we had a meal in the Boat House in central park. It seemed quite posh there, more posh than I'm used to certainly. I had the pasta and the monk fish, and nice it was too.
And then, because the sky was clear, even though it was night time, we all went for a trip up to the top of the Empire State building.
For some reason my brain keeps wanting to call the Empire State building the Eiffel Tower. I have no idea why, but it has happened so many times now, that I might just give up and call it that from now on.
Anyway, the Empire Tower was cold up top, but the views were lovely. I have decided, that out of all the buildings that there are in New York, the Chrysler Building is my best. It's really pretty, I get a bit captivated by it.
Soo...the Eiffel State Building hasn't been the most memorable place I've visited here *shock* but it's pretty cool, and they have a nice art deco montage going on in the lobby, and they have jolly fast lifts (elevators).
On Sunday I also went in my first yellow taxi. Woo! I've realised that somehow I've come up with the notion that it's really romantic to be a taxi driver in New York. It's just that, to spend your day driving up and down the grand avenues of the city, sounds like an amazing thing to do. And then the taxi we were in nearly drove us into a fence. But he didn't, so it's ok, my notion is still intact.
Today I've suddenly come into the urge to draw plenty more Clematis, which is good, I should use that while I can. But I have to go back to work in a bit, and then go to bed early ('cause work is really busy this week) so...
Hey, at work today I've been listening to a Latin music radio station. I've realised that I really enjoy Latin music. It's so hard not to dance along when at work though. I especially like merengue because, man, it's like a party in my head.