Category Archives: NYC/Brooklyn

Roosevelt Island Date

New York City has blown me away with its seasons. Summer is my least favorite with it being a million degrees; our air conditioner is spotty, and our house has HORRIBLE insulation. Fall was breathtaking. The colors changed slowly so … Continue reading

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March Miscellaneous

Some things don’t need a whole blog post but they’re pretty fun and deserve to be included. Here we go: Anna pointing to a bird, an airplane, or Superman, I don’t know, but I was mesmerized by my cutie with … Continue reading

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Museums, Zoos, and Turkish Coffee

Those are only related in that we experienced all of those things in March! Seasons passes are the way to go and we have zero regrets in the purchasing of them. American Museum of Natural History We got off the … Continue reading

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Dialog, Date, Depart…

Those words were part of our wedding ceremony. We were challenged to dialog daily, date monthly, depart annually. Almost 22 years later we are still keeping that in mind. Matt just returned from a two-week TDY (work trip) and before … Continue reading

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Even more snow.

Our 16 inches hadn’t even melted when we got a second storm. It only gave us about five inches but it was fast and furious. It arrived on Super Bowl Sunday and while our church was not cancelled it was … Continue reading

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More snow!

I am still not tired of the snow, though I may be standing alone in this opinion by the time winter is over. I enjoy the falling snow and I actually enjoy shoveling. This is largely because I don’t have … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Rink

I finally got to use my childhood ice skating lessons! Sunday Matt and I took the littles ice skating at the most iconic skating rink in the world (not a data-driven fact). It was everything I had hoped for – … Continue reading

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December 2020 Wrap-up

I really wanted a picture of our kids with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge for our Christmas card, and I wanted it at sunset because we have absolutely loved having access to nightly displays of beauty. Our photographer, Jana Whitter, hit it … Continue reading

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Gingerbread houses, Horsey Kisses, and a Piano

Before I start in on the cuteness, I just want to give a shout-out to Liberty Church: Brooklyn. On Sunday the 20th we had our last in-person church service of 2020 and the entire thing, start to finish, was wonderful. … Continue reading

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NYC is Magical in the Snow

The Hamricks are snow-lovers! We watched the clock on the day we were supposed to get snow and were not disappointed. Only 20 minutes after they called for it to begin, the white stuff started falling. I took a photo … Continue reading

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