All posts tagged: new york

Today’s Adventure: New York Subway

Every time I take a plane ride across the country and hop into a car to take me to the action I have arrived for I inevitably feel sluggish, car sick, and longing for fresh air. The thing is, I love exploring like a local on gritty, clanking, big-city public transit. The allure of the car sevice and its point A to B promise usually sound like the better deal . “Sounds like” is the key phrase here.  So today I listened to my inner wisdom opted for the sights, sounds, smells, and connection with the locals over the isolated nausea of a personal car.  Let the adventure of this moment begin. And yes, I hydrated and ate for energy.

Peanut Butter

Because Eric has a life threatening peanut allergy no one in our household comes within 2000 miles of peanut butter. Sunflower butter is really close second to peanut butter so we are not missing out on much, but to people who use to eat several peanut butter banana honey sandwiches a week and loved Peanut Butter Puffins it is sometimes just making do. When asked where I wanted to go to dinner in New York last week I responded with “anywhere that sell peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.” If I had to be thousands of miles away from my kiddos I was darn well going to eat a PB&J! Don’t tell Eric because he believes Momma is also allergic to peanuts. I didn’t want him to feel like he was alone in his allergy and since we can’t have peanuts around or even on our breath I might as well be allergic too. I remembered a visit to New York City years ago where I had the most delicious PB&J so Danielle and I pilgramaged in the …