Friday here and boy, am I glad the weekend is upon us.
Not so happy to hear that it's going to be a wash-out. Yup - here on Long Island, it's supposed to rain all day Saturday and Sunday. So much for outdoor activities.
Anyhoo, Kelsey went to bed last night coughing and hacking and needless to say, that was how she spent most of her night as well!
So, today, my little girl is home sick - very stuffy; coughing and a low-grade fever. UGH!!!
What is going on!! I suppose if she had it brewing, which she did tell me yesterday morning that her throat hurt a bit, (but it was Field Day at school and I didn't want to make her miss it), it came to a head last night and today.
The worst part is that she will not be riding tomorrow.
A Big Welcome to the East Coast to Tanya and gang!!
Yup, they arrived in Boston early this morning, after a brief stop in Philly - what a great Lego Liberty Bell!!! Love the picture, Cuz!!
I just love Boston!! Makes me very reminiscent of my weekend trip last November (2015) with the girls.
I'm a bit jealous because one of the visits on Tanya's Agenda is the Mary Eddy Baker Library --
The Mary Baker Eddy Library, adjacent to the Christian Science building, houses the Mapparium, which is a huge replica of the globe, which millions of tourists visit each year.
It was closed for renovation during our trip (insert sad face), but I'm looking forward to hearing what Tanya thinks of it!
John Hancock Building - the tallest building in New England (c)travelincousins.com
Close up of the side of the John Hancock Building - there are 10,044 panes of glass used in this building (c)travelincousins.com
The State House, Boston (c)travelincousins.com
Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox (c)travelincousins.com
View from The Skywalk Observatory on the 50th Floor of the Prudential Tower
Ahhh - do I love Boston!!
Hope the start of your weekend is a great one!
Tanya's Daily Scoop CURRENTLY TRAVELING IN:BOSTON
Greetings From Boston!
Well ladies and gents, we are on our way! As you can see I'm now in Boston.
We took the red eye from San Diego last night...with a convict!
Yup there was someone on our flight with one of them ankle bracelets...and I don't mean the pretty fashionable ones!
I later found out...(after reporting the individual) that the airlines gets "them" all the time..WOW!
I commented how I was unaware "they" were allowed to "skip town"?! Then I was informed that "they" are usually immigrants and that's how "they" (our government) keeps track of "them". Now we know. Ok lets rewind -
So yesterday before the flight I had got my tresses on. It's a slight but yet major difference that had everyone doing double takes - including myself!
I had made a few calls to make and reconfirmed a few reservations. You have no idea how many times I have to catch myself when booking things to make sure I'm booking the correct year. So many times am I accidentally on a future calendar that's 1-2 years out (working on another trip), and then on occasion I have been know to book things on the 2017-18 calendar that are actually meant for the current year. DOH!
And then with hardly having anything to do, I took care of the few minor chores that I had left and found that me mum also needed a favor or two, so even though I didn't have the luxury of too much time, I still obliged.
Although by the time we were picking up Dave, I felt like a bundle of nerves.
Getting down to San Diego, grabbing dinner along the way and even heading to the airport was luckily without much traffic. Whew.
The flight itself was chockful of feisty people to say the least. There was one passenger in particular that was mighty po'd that the first class seat that she paid for did not fully recline. Boy oh boy did she make a fuss, which then held up the rest of the passengers. Not cool!
Then there were the gate attendants who were very strict (to say the least) and they weren't allowing most carry-on sized luggage, insisting that these roller boards be checked. There were many customers who had plenty to say about this and then some.
And who can forget about the guy who was in my seat. Now have you know that I was giving my seat up to switch with Dave. But the guy in my seat obviously wanted the aisle and began offering Dave a few drinks to switch with him! Dave managed to keep the aisle seat insisting that he wanted to be sitting across from little ol' me.
We all seemed to get a nice sleep on the flight and this morning I'm definitely feeling bright eyed and bushy tailed! The kids are also quite perky, giggling and laughing along the way - not at all groggy. I'd say that we are off to a great start!
Keeping in mind that along the way - we are going through several time zones. This first one being 3hrs and one that we are quite accustom to adjusting to. The next is another 6hrs, totaling a 9hr difference for us. Gotta fight the Jet Lag! Our flight had a connection through Philly this morning and we had to stop to see the Liberty Bell... The Lego Liberty Bell that is!
Lego Liberty Bell (c)travelincousins.com
Lego Liberty Bell (c)travelincousins.com
Day 1: Boston, MA Activities - Tour of Fenway Mary Eddy Baker Library Waterfront Meals - Veggie Galaxy, Gennaro's
First stop this morning will be getting tickets for our tour of Fenway - the tickets are usually available online within 2 weeks of the tour day, but since today is a game day tickets are only first come first serve.
Next stop brekkie or better known as breakfast.
Then to the Mary Eddy Baker Library.
All Cosette heard was B-A-K-E-R then she added Y and she was all excited that we were going to a bakery - not quite as excited when she realized it's a library!
And so on and so forth, until heading back to the airport for yet another red-eye. This time to Europe.
Anyhow, stay tuned as I'll be snapping away today and all the days to come.
Catch ya back here tomorrow from Lisbon, Portugal!!!