|54 boxes of 325 quilts! They weighed over 800 lbs.!|
I got on the plane at 11:30 p.m. Monday night and arrived in New York at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday! I was tired because of no sleep, but was full of excitement for what lay ahead!
One of the "mini-miracles" was that Karen was in New York the same time I was because of business meetings, so most of the time I wasn't alone! My Aunt Karol and another cousin, Kristine, went with Karen to New York for fun, so the four of us had a great time together!
Tuesday night I couldn't get a hotel room, so my Uncle Daniel arranged for me to stay with a gal that he knows who lives in an apartment in New York. I've never met Stephanie before, but she was so sweet to let me stay with her! She even made me breakfast the next morning! I was
All day Tuesday and Wednesday we walked around New York City and saw so many awesome things! Everything is so much BIGGER in real life! (Can you tell I've never been to New York before???) We went to Times Square, Central Park, and the Rockefeller Center! We walked around the Lincoln Center, Julliard, Broadway, and the garment district!
|Times Square! I can't believe how BIG it is!|
|Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center!|
|Cool statue of a Jewish immigrant sewing!|
|Tunnel in Central Park from the movie Home Alone 2!|
|President Calderwood and I in front of the 54 boxes of quilts!|
|LDS Manhattan Temple with the Angel Moroni statue on top!|
|Freedom Tower at 9/11 Memorial|
|Around the edges of this fountain are the names of those who died on 9/11.|
There were two of these - one for each tower that fell -
the same size as the footprint of the towers!
|Best New York hot dog I've ever had! :)|
|Toy soldier built out of Legos in FAO Schwartz!|
Thank you for all you've done to help Phoenix Quilts help families who are going through such tragic times! I pray that you will be blessed for donating your beautiful quilts! In all my life, I have never known such generosity! I am truly humbled!