Hello from the Big Apple!

Absence makes the heart grow fonder? Did you miss me?! Hope so! 😀

I won’t say the same for the rain that decided to make a comeback yesterday. Rain, rain, go away!

This week has been busy busy at work, especially due to the upcoming trial next week. Luckily, I’ll be shadowing my coworker, to gain trial experience. Two thumbs up!

With both of us gone all next week (except for Friday) that means we need to get as much done for our other cases as possible. Heck, no pressure there….

Let’s stop talking about work and get back to my latest trip back east.

You can catch my other recaps hereherehere, and here.

Last time I checked in about my vacation, I was praising about my running in the heat and humidity in New Jersey. While visiting my wonderful family (Hello Kate, Dana, Owen and Mira!) in New Jersey, my mom and I ventured into the Big Apple twice by ourselves.

Day 1: Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Times Square.

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Artwork on the way into Central Park.

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Rockefeller Center

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Much needed selfie

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Times Square.

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Balto!

Day 2: World Trade Memorial Fountains, Canal Street, Little Italy and Soho.

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It was an emotional time. 

After making a wrong turn and heading downtown instead of uptown, we finally made it to Canal Street and Little Italy (no photos…boo).

Did I mention we went downtown 10+ blocks before we realized what we did? Oh ya my feet were telling me. Other thank my feet cussing me out, I loved visiting NYC. I cannot wait to go back to visit NYC and New Jersey in years to come.

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Especially to see these beautiful people!

Well, I hope you’ve enjoyed my recaps of my much needed vacation!

Have you been to NYC or the east coast?

Do you like to travel? If so, where?

When on vacation, is there something you HAVE to do? Eat something? See something?

Have a marvelous Thursday!

XO, Tara

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Back to Reality

I thought going back to work after being gone for two weeks would be easy. Boy, what was I thinking?! I must have been smoking. Just kidding! 😉 I knew it would be a shocker, but holy moly the emails.
Wednesday was my first day back and with minimal sleep, I was doomed from the get go. My flight the night before was delayed and delayed due to weather. Also, did I mention the crying children? Ugh!!!
Anywho, I had way to many emails and almost didn’t know where to start. But I sucked it up, drank a monster energy drink and got to it. I’m still not sure if I actually did anything all day except for read emails and determine what has or hasn’t been completed.
However, I won’t complain too much since my vacation was amazing. I managed to see so many people in my family whom I haven’t seen in years. And I don’t want to forget mentioning that I went to the Bronx Zoo again! My mom and aunt asked me what I wanted to do while visiting New Jersey. Take a guess at what I said? Check out the Bronx Zoo.
Last time I visited, we went to the Bronx Zoo and I absolutely loved it. It was a must for this trip.

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I was in awe the entire time as well as sticky from the humidity. Lol!
After the zoo, we had a BBQ outside.

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Just me and my cousin cheesin’. What a cutie!

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Check out that beautiful shot of the super moon!
Stay tuned to hear all about the NYC visits.
Have you been to the Bronx zoo?
Have you traveled this summer? If so, where and what were the highlights?
How’s the weather where you are?
Xo, Tara

Visiting Lexington

Hello!
Being on vacation is rough. I mean, I’ve had no time to check in to fill you in on our latest adventures. The last time I had a moment to breathe, I shared our plans for the 4th of July. It was wet…sopping wet.

We cried throughout The Fault In Our Stars and decided that a good ol’ brewski would help bring our moods up. Hey, I’m always down to try a new beer or brewery.

We headed to the only brewery in town. Cape Ann Brewery!

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Of course, I had to try them all….

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My fav- Fishermans IPA. Shocking!
We spent a few more days in Gloucester playing tourist then it was off to western Mass, where we played tourist in Lexington. I definitely had a refresher on my US history.

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Following out visit to Lexington, we headed to visit some more family for an hour then we were off to the Cape!
I’ll leave you with that. We just arrived in NYC. It’s time to visit Central Park, walk around the city and take in it’s beauty!
Have a lovely day!
Tara

I Earned A Vacation

Hello Hello! How’s everyone today? Good, I hope!

I am happy to say that I get to take a vacation in a few months. Yes, a vacation…I almost forgot what that word meant. According to Google, a vacation is defined as “an extended period of recreation, especially one spent away from home or in traveling.”

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My mom and I are going to visit our family who live on the east coast. I haven’t seen most of our family in 8 years. Basically since I graduated high school in 2006. It will be a great reunion!

We are planning on heading to the east coast in July for two weeks. We will travel to Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey.

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I honestly cannot wait, because there is alot of catching up to do. Plus, shopping in NYC will be amazing as usual!

Next up, purchasing the tickets for the flights which is on the agenda for this weekend. Then the countdown will be on! 🙂

Okay, it is time for work! Have an amazing Wednesday!

Tara

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