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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Last Day of the Decade

The day started a bit snowy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Last night we went up to Jackson Heights and found the place where Mexico meets India.  We had a late dinner at an all-you-can-eat Indian buffet for $9.99.  It was good with lots of variety.  Yet, as Jay says most Indian food all tastes the same whether vegetarian, chicken, or goat.

We headed back over to use the movie tickets purchased yesterday.  Avatar in 3D really was amazing.  The technology involved allows anything which can imagined to be represented on the silver screen.


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The movie didn’t finish until about 2:00 pm.  After stopping the 37th Street place of employment for Jay’s brother, we went to a NY deli.  We didn’t notice the ‘cash only’ sign until checking out.  Guess what, we didn’t have enough.  The TD bank across the street didn’t allow cash advance on our Mastercards.  The Chinese lady sold us $18 of food for the $14 we scraped together from every pocket.

We came back to the room to have an hour nap.   Now it’s 6:35 pm and we are too late to be in the main sections of Times Square.  That’s perfectly okay though.  We will go out and walk around the crowded streets in that area and at the same time.  Even being in the same time zone seems a gift. 

By the turn of next year, I shall assuredly have a phone capable of running a Facebook app. At the moment however, on a stolen wifi connection, I wish all a HAPPY NEW YEAR!


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