Two days from now, I leave New York for 2009. With conference work over with, all my papers and projects turned in, library books returned, and (most of) my household chores finished before I leave, I am just about jumping out of my skin ready to get home for a month of zero obligation. Jamie and I celebrated our holiday together with a "romantic" night out in the city. Here are some photographs of the lovely lights that we saw last night:
Some big fat lights near Rockefeller Square
The Bryant Park Tree... which I may like even more than the Rockefeller one.
The tree at Rockefeller (came from my home Sierras)
Radio City Music Hall...
Saks lights and a bus--
Creepy Saks window display--don't know what they were going for in this ridiculously sparkly animated snowflake tripped-out star thing. WTF mate.
Pretty fresh cuttings on a storefront near St. Patrick's--I love the smell of holiday season. :)
Voted "Best Roof in New York City, 2009" by Jamie. See, she can be mindful--about...roofs...?
I took many pictures of these lovely, colour-changing stars in the mall at Columbus Circle--they are better seen in rapid succession, so that you can see the different colour combinations--but this picture captures it fairly well, I think.
Well, I did my best to record the magic of NYC at Christmas. I hope everyone is "going home" for the holidays soon, and enjoying it as much as I will be. Happy Winter!