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Happy New Year! Harry Potter Trip!

I'm a huge fan of Harry Potter. This is my 3rd time going and second time since they opened up the second park. I've read the books over and over again and now I'm re-watching the movies. If I ever move into a 4 bedroom house I would have a separate Harry Potter themed room. Seriously! We started off at Diagon Alley and worked our way through the rides first. We got there at 9 am and already the first ride we went on - Gringotts Bank was already an hour long wait. Also if you are carrying a bag, any kind of bag of any size they make you check it in to a locker which is a huge pain. Next time I'm definitely not going to bring a bag with me.  The ride is a lot of fun and it's one of my favorite rides along with the Hogwarts castle ride. One of the best things to see there is the dragon that sits on top of Gringotts Bank. It spits fire every 20 minutes or so. It's also cool seeing it at different angles so I was around for a while to take the pho

My NYC Trip!

Whenever I fly by myself I always try to get a window seat. I like looking out the window when the plane starts to land, especially when I'm heading back to NYC. I can always spot the building I used to work at.  The first thing that happens upon arriving back to NY, my parents always take me to dim sum and then my grandma always cooks me a huge meal to welcome me back. This was the first Thanksgiving without my husband and it was hard not being with him and Nero and now Sherlock. But I was so happy to see my grandma.  I always try to make my grandma laugh and right before I took this picture I said, "I don't know why my head looks so big next to yours." That totally did the trick. I also managed to make it back in time for my brother's 42nd birthday. How did we get so old? Here's a rare photo of the three of us. My brother doesn't normally look so grumpy but I guess he's not thrilled to be getting older. I was actual