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Country Goes to Town

May 28, 2009

Fodor's New York

I’m so excited because Carl and I are heading to the Big Apple today!  It’s going to be like country goes to town when we get there.  I’ve been wanting to go to New York for years, but could never convince Carl that it’s a trip he’d enjoy.  When I saw that Book Expo America was going to be there this year, I subtly suggested that this trip would make a wonderful 30th anniversary gift.  The first thing I packed was my Fodor’s New York City 2009 .

The PhilanthropistWhile I do plan to spend a day and a half at BEA, we do have some other exciting things planned.  We’re going to see Matthew Broderick in The Philanthropist and plan to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Carl feels that a trip to New York wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Apple Store.  We also hope to cram in as many other sites as possible while we’re there – Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, etc. – and, of course, check out some great restaurants.  We won’t have enough time to see it all, but we’ll give it our best shot.

I will be away from the computer most of the time while I’m gone, but will try to check my email from time to time.  I plan to take lots of pictures and bore you with fill you in on all the details next week.

36 Comments leave one →
  1. May 28, 2009 7:28 am

    Have a great time – take lots of pictures.

  2. May 28, 2009 7:29 am

    ooohhhh…wow, how exciting. Have a great time at the BEA and NEW YORK. We’ll wait for your pictures and tales Kathy.

  3. May 28, 2009 7:35 am

    Have a wonderful time!

  4. May 28, 2009 7:46 am

    Yay, so exciting! I hope you have a ton of fun 🙂

  5. May 28, 2009 7:49 am

    Have a fabulous time!

  6. May 28, 2009 7:56 am

    Have a great trip Kathy! Looking forward to hearing about it and seeing pics!!

  7. May 28, 2009 7:59 am

    This will be such a great trip! I can’t wait to hear your stories. =)

  8. May 28, 2009 8:09 am

    I hope you have a blast, Kathy! I can’t wait to see your pictures. New York City is an awesome place.

  9. miriamparker permalink
    May 28, 2009 9:00 am

    See you soon!

  10. May 28, 2009 9:02 am

    Have a great time, Kathy! And yes! Take lots of pictures! We want to see!

  11. May 28, 2009 9:07 am

    Kathy–Have fun! Can’t wait to hear all about BEA & NYC please you have to post a ton of pics. I am living vicariously through everyone this weekend.

    I hope you decide to go again next year. It will be a blast.

  12. May 28, 2009 10:00 am

    Sounds like a great trip — and not just the BEA part! Enjoy! And happy anniversary (is the actual event near now?)!

  13. stacybuckeye permalink
    May 28, 2009 11:31 am

    We’re headed there in a week or so. I’m sad we’re missing the Book Expo but look forward to hearing about your adventures! I love New York!!

  14. May 28, 2009 11:31 am

    have a great time! 🙂

  15. May 28, 2009 11:59 am

    It sounds like you have a great trip planned – have fun!

  16. May 28, 2009 12:41 pm

    Have a great trip!

  17. May 28, 2009 1:50 pm

    Trust me, I will feel the same way when I go (country comes to town). That’s a trip I’ve wanted for a while, and hope to make it for BEA next year. I know you will have tons of fun not only at BEA, but with your hubby seeing the sights!

  18. May 28, 2009 2:04 pm

    How exciting — have tons of fun!! 🙂 And I love travel posts — as evidenced by my own long-winded meanderings 🙂 Can’t wait to hear all about it!

  19. May 28, 2009 2:16 pm

    I hope you both have a great time…it will be good to see you in person!

  20. May 28, 2009 2:53 pm

    I hope you have a fabulous time. I would love to go to New York.

  21. May 28, 2009 3:25 pm

    You have a great trip Kathy…New York is somewhere that I really hope to make it to some day.

  22. May 28, 2009 3:26 pm

    Have a wonderful trip! Get lots of books and spend some fun time with your hubby.

  23. May 28, 2009 3:27 pm

    Have a great time! Even though I have lived in San Diego – and now in the suburbs of Chicago – New York City has always intimidated me! I’ll miss your comments~

  24. May 28, 2009 4:28 pm

    Have a wonderful trip! Take lots of pics!

  25. May 28, 2009 4:49 pm

    I wish I was going to meet all the other bloggers. It sounds like great fun. To go to New York City. Can’t wait to see the pictures. If you have time go to the Metropitolitan Museum of Art if you love art and history. Be safe and have a good trip. Happy Anniversary.

  26. May 28, 2009 6:34 pm

    I hope you guys have a fun trip!! Be sure to fill us in when you get back.

  27. May 28, 2009 8:21 pm

    Sounds like you’re going to have a blast!! Take lots of pictures, meet lots of cool people, eat great food, take in the enterainment!!! have fun for me!

  28. May 28, 2009 8:59 pm

    Have a wonderful time. Let us know if it is a good, romantic place for an anniversary celebration.

  29. May 28, 2009 9:57 pm

    I’m so glad you get to spend extra time there…have fun!

  30. May 29, 2009 4:19 pm

    Have fun…can’t wait for the pictures!!

  31. May 30, 2009 12:49 pm

    Hope you’re having a great time Kathy!

  32. May 30, 2009 9:17 pm

    Oh how exciting!!! Cannot wait to hear all about it! Bored – I don’t think so.

  33. May 30, 2009 10:45 pm

    You will have so much fun! NYC is just amazing!

  34. May 31, 2009 4:50 pm

    I hope you had an awesome trip!

  35. June 2, 2009 2:00 pm

    How exciting! I hope you had a wonderful time!
    I’m headed to NY city for the first time later this month…so let me know what you think the “must see” places/restaurants/etc are.

    I’ll be seeing the broadway adaption of Billy Elliot, I’ve been waiting years to see it – so I can’t wait!

  36. June 3, 2009 3:29 pm

    I hope you have a whole lot of fun! Hey, go to Daily’s New York part and they have tons of cool things that you can do (and I wish I could one day lol) while you’re there.

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