August 5 08

two words (and they may be an overshare here): gut rot. (i’m going to go with dehydration. four days of walking from morning until night and not enough to drink. unless you count iced coffees…and i don’t think you can)

six more words: banana republic outlet bag gone missing. (boo!)

my post-trip karma is back, friends.

the husband and kids are safely at my mom’s house. according to my saintly husband, all three kids were angels in the car and angels on the very windy ferry…

(kiss.kiss.kiss. miss them)

my trip was amazing, though. i never get to spend any alone time with my sister and it was just perfect. she and i are molded the same. if you disregard the fact that we look NOTHING alike…we think the same. i can’t even tell you how many time we’d meet up at the dressing rooms at a store and were trying on the.exact.same.things. (cue the twilight zone music)

we went to try the Crumbs cupcake…

was only meh.

we stalked a movie being filmed (ps. it’s called Four Single Fathers)…you may catch me in it, since we loitered around the hot dog cart for hours. and we chatted with the poor man who got paid $400 for them to steal his cart for the day.

mostly we stayed because the Italian actor was VERY handsome. a rugged WAY better version of Benicio del Toro.

we loved on Connie Chung:

i swear, i NEED to have this cat. she looks JUST like gizmo

and we took touristy pictures

we had the best time.

i’m already looking into tickets for my next trip. there are still things i need to do…like replace all my banana republic purchases that i can only assume are sitting at the bottom of my sister’s garbage chute.

who’s coming next time??

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  1. I’m in!
    If only to see a cat named Connie Chung.
    I have a friend who has a tiny little barky dog that is named Bob Barker.

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    Comment by jodi on August 5, 2008
  2. Was that Jennifer Esposito in that one pic?

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  3. me!

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    Comment by rachael on August 5, 2008
  4. I’m only 45 mins away in Jersey!

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    Comment by AndreAnna on August 5, 2008
  5. Is that Jennifer Esposito? Cool! Can’t wait to finally visit NY. Someday…

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    Comment by Assertagirl on August 5, 2008
  6. Two hands! Up high! Take me!

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  7. You do not have to twist my arm. Count me in.

    We got the same “I heart SF” shirt to match our “I heart NY shirt”. I should research to see if they heave “I love OH” shirts. Probably not.

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    Comment by ohmommy on August 5, 2008
  8. I’m in! Love the multicolored crocs. How come they look adorable on your kids? I want that cupcake. Badly.

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    Comment by Miss on August 5, 2008
  9. I’ll come!!
    I’d really like that cupcake please.

    And am I the only person on the planet that doesn’t find Benicio Del Toro attractive? He looks like a gray haired vulture.

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  10. Looks like such a good time! And that cupcake-OH YUM! Sign me up for your next trip

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  11. I’ve never been, but I’d go in a heartbeat, especially if there was time spent with cats that look like Connie Chung AND either hunky dudes or cupcakes with tons of frosting. That last part is a toss up!

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  12. Me, me, pick me, me! I need to go back–I still have a ton of stuff in storage at my old apartment that I’m sure my ex-roomies are just thrilled about =)

    P.S. I absolutely love animals that are named after celebs–Connie Chung, hilarious! Comparable to Paul Anka on Gilmore Girls (tell me you watched Gilmore Girls so I can cement the fact that we were separated at birth! Also, how was You Belong to Me???).

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  13. Um me obviously. FOR Real!

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  14. Dude. That cat looks a LOT like Chewy. I’ll bet it doesn’t shit on the floor, though.

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    Comment by mamatulip on August 5, 2008
  15. Maybe your bag will show up…I’m terrible to travel with AND I whine a lot AND I throw up easily. So. Probably not me, eh?

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  16. ME ME ME! I’m coming next time!

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  17. OMG, ME! I loooooove NYC and I haven’t been back since the year after I moved away. I MISS IT! Let’s go, say…next week?

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    Comment by heather on August 5, 2008
  18. count me in, minus the gut rot!

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  19. is that your sis in the last pic?? she looks like you. i’ll die if it’s you, cause while it looks like you- i don;t think it’s you. make sense?
    i love me some new york. LOVE IT. i go pretty much yearly to visit my bitches there. :)

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  20. Gosh Dangit woman, I told you to buzz me and AndreAnna the next time you hauled your fine ass to NYC! That’s it, we’re coming on a road trip to Toronto now.
    And you have to get your cupcakes at Billy’s Bakery. And I’m in with the Maitre D at Buddakan.

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    Comment by Wendi on August 5, 2008
  21. OK, that cat is ridiculous!

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  22. My brother in law swears that Crumbs are the best cupcakes in New York.
    I tried them and swore never to trust his food taste again.
    I will never sway from Billy’s again, unless, of course, it’s at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, which is on my walk home from work every day. What’s a girl to do?

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    Comment by Tali on August 5, 2008
  23. The cupcake looks like it should rock … what a downer :(

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  24. Oh I am so sad about your BR bag!!! And that the luscious looking cupcake wasn’t all that. But, I saw your tweet about Magnolia and I wasn’t impressed with them, at all.

    Isn’t it cool when our loved ones live in fun places? I’m seeing the bf in San Diego this weekend and I can.not.wait.

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  25. There is something seriously wrong with the icing on that cupcake.

    Sounds like a fabulous time!

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  26. Omigosh, that cat! THAT CAT!!!

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  27. I’m so in!!

    Sorry about the Banana bag – that’s a tragedy :-( It happened to me once at the J.Crew outlet and I’ve never recovered. I needed that tweed blazer, damnit.

    Anyways, I’m glad you had so much fun – I’m jealous!!

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  28. email me next time. i live 20 minutes outside of the city. beeyotch. xo

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  29. I know its such a cliche’ – but I Love New York! Seriously, what is not to love.
    Sorry about your banana republic bag, that sucks.

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  30. That cat’s face represents the pain I feel because I have yet to visit NYC. :( Sacrilege I tell you! I’d love to go with you next time…

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  31. I’m SO coming with next time!

    Go around Sept 14. I’m thinking of going to NYC for my birthday.

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  32. That cat DOES look like Gizmo! It’s freaky. (The resemblance, not the cat.)

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