Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

I've hung up my dress-for-success clothes, and pulled my domestic "genes" out of storage.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017




PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes


 I've been looking forward to October for the last six months. 
You'll have to wait to the end of this post to find out why
(unless, of course, you've seen my Instagram feed -- then you already know the reason!). 

October is always one of my favorite months of the year,
but this year was special for a variety of reasons.
Temperatures were warmer than average, 
making for comfortable Indian summer days, and crisp nights.
We were fortunate to see a music icon at a unique concert experience on Broadway; 
and we had a blast visiting Junior Goo Shoes at our first college parents' weekend. 
and at the end of the month, I crossed a BIG item off my bucket list. 

It was a most excellent month.

 

Autumn's glorious colors provided eye candy at every turn.......

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes


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Various appointments in New York City took me through Bryant Park.......

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

and Grand Central Terminal.......

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Down Fifth Avenue past the magnificent Temple Emanu-el.......

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and across the street from the Plaza Hotel.

Look carefully at the black-windowed building  --
that's a reflection of the Plaza Hotel in the lower mid-section of the picture.

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes


Back home in New Jersey, 
a friend and I visited this year's Designer Showhouse
I'm scratching my head over what people do with so many rooms. 
Just chop off the sides, and give me the center section with the columns 
and the front door (so we can get in), and I'll be quite content, thank you.

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

 October had some other head-scratchers.......
like, why does "rsvps" auto-correct to "tacos"?

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

  And then there's the girl who always likes to get her head scratched.

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

There were more than two tasty cocktails.......

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and a couple of interesting things were spotted on sidewalks.

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PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

I was giddy with excitement when we scored tickets to Bruce Springsteen On Broadway!
What a show! It's worthy of its own blog post, perhaps.

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

The new Tappan Zee Bridge opened in both directions.......

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

and The Honeymooners show opened at a local playhouse.
Hamina-hamina-hamina - it was cute! 

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Our first Parent's Weekend at college was so exciting!

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

We got a kick out of seeing how the boys decorated the living room of their suite.

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Junior GS showed us the library........

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

and the path he takes to English 101. 
Can I sign up for college here? Please?

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

We went to an exciting college hockey game, and won in overtime!

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

And finally, there was a trip to a destination that's been on my bucket list for years.......
ICELAND!!!

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

It's an amazing country, filled with waterfalls, glaciers, beautiful horses, 
warm and friendly people, and fantastic food!
I'll be sharing the details in upcoming blog posts,
so stay tuned!

PHOTO DIARY: OCTOBER 2017 | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes


Until next time.......


13 comments:

  1. Life is wonderful, isn't it Amy!? What a fabulous month you had!

    You're such a tease though ;) Hurry up and share details about your trip!!!

    xxx

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    1. I had hundreds of photos to go through, and waiting to get my friend's! I'm working on the first of what will probably be too many Iceland posts, lol!

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  2. Wow - beautiful pictures. Sounds like October was full and wonderful. Love that you will be sharing about Iceland - amazing!

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  3. Wow, you did have a wonderful October...my favorite month! Great pictures as always and I can't wait to see more of Iceland!

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  4. What a wonderful post full of so many adventures and light-filled days. Nothing like visiting a kiddo in college, is there? Bittersweet in so many ways.

    I am glad you got to Iceland. I am not on IG very much so missed your trip.

    Have a great night- xo Diana

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  5. Amy, Always an interesting collection of photos. Thanks for sharing so much of our beautiful world. I can't wait for your post about Iceland. I'd love to go there! Joan-My Cookie Clinic

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  6. I so agree with you re: that enormous designer showcase home. We, as humans really do not need all that space!

    So glad that Jr. Goo Shoes is having a wonderful time at college. Your visit sounds lovely. I bet we would have become besties if we had attended the same English 101!

    And lastly, so happy for you that you got to visit Iceland and scratch that off your bucket list. Your photos on IG are phenomenal!

    Poppy

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  7. So glad that your son is loving college. Your visit sounds like you were happy to see everything. Makes us feel better to know about where they go and there accommodations.

    Lucky you to go to Iceland. I know that it is beautiful and I am sure you had an amazing time there.

    Enjoy your weekend.

    Mary

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  8. What a great month you had! I am looking forward to your Iceland post. My niece and SIL went there last spring and really enjoyed it.

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  9. Beautiful photos as always! The only place I've been that you showed was Grand Central Terminal and it's so much more beautiful in person.

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  10. That is quite the exciting October! I am looking forward to hearing more about Iceland!

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  11. You lead an exciting life living so close to NY with all the things there is to do there! Also getting to go to Iceland sounds like a trip if a lifetime! Your area is full of pretty Fall color in October. We start getting it later than you. It’s is raining leaves here now!

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  12. I had seen many pins about Iceland on your Pinterest board, I'm so glad you could go!

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