28 April 2008

You asked for pictures, and here they are. I hope they show the scope of the show. It was huge, and exciting. I'm really glad I was able to attend. I wish my stay in NY wasn't so short. It was just long enough to be a tease.

Nick from 'What Not To Wear'

For some reason there were lots of teeth whitening booths

Nice body art, huh?

I got on stage and had my hair styled by the DevaCurl people. I swear by their products for curly hair. They shampooed, conditioned and dried my hair. It was fun. I struggled to keep my underwear from showing while bending over to have my hair washed, then to keep the water out of my face so my mascara wouldn't run while it was being rinsed. Other than that it was fun

The end of the day, waiting for my ride

The apartment we stayed at was high in the upper west side. They say it's the best part of town. It was on 89th St. (Ave?) between Amsterdam and Broadway. The first photo is a view from the living room window. The rest of the shots are just random pictures I liked.

I left to drive home at 7:30 AM. It rained cats and dogs for all but about 15 minutes of the drive. It was a white-knuckle drive, and I was very happy to pull into my driveway. It took just under 4 hours. Everything's put away and the laundry is done. And I'm stuck to this couch, where I plan to stay for the rest of the day.


Mary said...

Oh, Cheryl, it looks like a dream trip. The show looks like fun. It's really neat that you had your hair done on stage. I'd love to be able to spend a bit of time in NYC. My few trips have been straight in for shows and then straight back out.

Rest up. The week looms ahead.

heiresschild said...

i love hair shows. how blessed you were to be able to attend. enjoyed the pics. glad you had a safe trip!

Sarah said...

What a great adventure!!

SOUL said...

looks like a great time..
and a nice way to wrap it all up on the couch.
hope you have a good night-

Andrew said...

I'm glad and sad. Glad because you had a great time and I got to see such wonderful photos. Sad because I know you're tired and we won't get to hear from you until tomorrow. Your blog means that much to me! Take care friend and you touch us all with your words. Geez, I am sounding corny. It has been an emotionally good day!

Moohaa said...

Wow! That looks like so much fun! I LOVED the pics! I also love Nick from what not to wear. He's great. I'm so glad you had a good time. Your hair looks wonderful.

The random shots were just too cool for words. Get lots of rest!

Lena said...

I have been waiting for the pictures. Thanks so much.. they are great. Glad you had such a wonderful time!

I was actually thinking about you and the drive, glad you made it safely.

Rest up now.

Golden To Silver Val said...

Thanks for the pics! Wow...it looks like another world, doesn't it? Glad you made it home safely with no problems and I can just imagine how good your own couch felt in your own cozy home!! There's no place like it!
Betcha you'll sleep well tonight.

Mo said...

Looks like you had a great time. The pictures are awesome and take me back to the visit I had in NY a few years back.

Lone Grey Squirrel said...

Wow! What an adventure. I am glad you had such a good time. I found the teeth whitening booths to be funny. Haha.

Happyone said...

Wow, thanks for all those great pictures!!
I have never heard of teeth whitening booths.
The body art is cool. I wonder how hard it is to take off.
Glad you had a great time and you are back home safe and sound.

CRUSTY MOM-E said...

what a deliciously fun looking trip! They did a marvelous job on your hair!!

All the different people, it must have been fun.

I did have to chuckle at the sign in the first picture, only because of my own self diagnosed symptoms. :)

happy tuesday!

Portia said...

Awesome! I'm so glad you had such a great time at the show and got to see the city too. I just LOVE NYC, all the energy is so exciting. Your pictures are fabulous, looking at them makes me want to go be a tourist. I think I need a cousin up there too;)

Jamie said...

Cheryl, the pics are awesome. I have never been there, but one day soon. I'm happy that you had a great time and that you got home safely. Isn't being home just wonderful?

Brad said...

What fun! glad you had a good time. I haven't been back to NY in years - makes me wanna go!

Martha said...

I loved looking at all the pictures. The body art was a little wild for my taste, but still so interesting. I'm glad you got home safe!

dlyn said...

Great pics - feels like I was there. Looks like a fantastic time!

Gin said...

Great pix...looks like you had a great time. So much to see!!

Neponset River Bridge Dig said...

Thanks for sharing such great photos of your trip to the big apple. Seems NY is the place to go these days.

Luv from beantown!!!

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