Week in Review: June 23rd
This past week Gabe and I were in New Jersey and New York City! I had my second wedding dress fitting scheduled in New Jersey, with my future Uncle-in-law, Jean-Ralph Thurin. It's really hitting me that the wedding is just around the corner, and I can't wait to share all the dress details with you!
We spent Sunday night in NYC, and caught up with some friends and my cousin for dinner. We ate at Amy Ruth's in Harlem, which is a soul food restaurant, where the serving sizes are generous! They basically give you a whole chicken if you get the chicken and waffles. The food was delicious, and the company was fantastic. We spent the night at the Park Central Hotel, a comfortable, boutique hotel that is not too far from Times Square and Central Park. We spent Monday morning and afternoon exploring before our flight. Though Gabe has been to New York City every year of his life, and even attended law school there, he had never visited Central Park! We spent some time on Monday there walking around and taking pictures, even though it was so incredibly hot.
All was good until we got to the airport. There was a intense storm that came out of nowhere and hit New Jersey, which just happened to coincide with bad weather in the midwest. Our direct flight out of NJ was cancelled, and the next flight we were put on (which stopped in Atlanta) was delayed for over six hours! It was miserable, we sat around at the airport and were put on standby for all flights leaving New Jersey for Atlanta so we could make our connection to Detroit. We did not arrive in Atlanta until 2am and missed our connecting flight, so we had to spend the night in a hotel. We were put on a new flight that left early the next morning (Gabe ended up missing work) so we ended up only sleeping for three hours. We finally got to Detroit that afternoon but we were both so exhausted. Despite this setback we both had a great weekend!
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