~ especially during the Christmas season!
The lights, the crowds, the noise,
and friends from London who have moved back
to cities all over the United States……
We had a BLAST!
Every time someone new arrived in the hotel lobby, there were squeals and hugs and Jeanne presented each of us with a hand-painted ornament as a prelude to the days ahead.
Our first day was filled with sightseeing……
a tour of Grand Central Station, a boat ride on the Zephyr Yacht, Lunch at Fraunee Tavern, a stroll through the Financial District, and a somber visit to Ground Zero.
That night we had reservations at the wildest restaurant, Rolf's (22nd & 3rd).
One of the reviews we read compared it to "being on the North Pole during an acid trip".
Was it expensive? Yes, but this is New York!
We loved it, the sauerkraut and potato pancakes were delicious,
and the decorations,
well check this out…..
Tuesday morning we had an early wake up call for the Katie Couric Show.
In line, we found out the guest of the day was singer-songwriter
Practically glowing in our bright colors,
we made up a song to "London Bridges" and performed on Katie's stage…
it will never be aired but it was fun!
An afternoon shopping trip through the Christmas Markets took us right up to
dinner and our show for the evening…..
The Carole King Musical
Whether it was meant to be
…. it was a sing-a-long for the London Ladies!