- NY, USA
- member since June 23, 2011
Just was in your neighbourhood last week for baseball again. I didn't think about the fact that I was that close to you until I was on the 495 headed off the island. We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn by the airport. It was nice there, but a rainy weekend, so not much ball was played. ;(
I know, I had limited time to play with my shelf the other day. I think I went through my Nook library in it's entirety, now it's just trying to remember the other million books I read before I got my Nook.
My life's dream is to write a book. I've been working on one slowly, more focused on the business right now.
We had a great time. Baseball not so great. We won only one game, better than none I suppose. We faced one team which I'm pretty sure we would refuse to play again. It's unfortunate that the coaches were teaching these boys to play a very unsportsmanlike game. We heard of complaints from other teams they played as well so I know it wasn't just us. They were from Nassau NY. We saw Cooperstown on our way too LI and that was great. After LI we stayed in Jersey City for a couple nights. Saw liberty and ellis, then ground zero, central park and time square. All the basics I suppose. On our way out of town we stopped in at Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken and got a cake and some treats. Took some pictures of most of the staff, except Buddy wasn't there. Great vay-cay. Now we have tournaments in Buffalo (no big deal there, most of our games are there, was there for 2 games today as a matter of fact) and then Fort Wayne IN. Have to figure out what there is to see and do in Fort Wayne. Glad you asked? lol! Did you expect such a thorough synopsis?
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We have not been there. Not to NYC either. We plan to drive to Cooperstown day 1 and see the hall of fame, then the next day get to Yaphank. We will have 4 days of tournament play. Don't know the schedule yet but it would be nice to check out LI during our off time those days. Then we will stay an extra day in NYC to see all we want to see there, thne we are on our way home. This is a tournament that our baseball program enters every year, so if we don't see it all this year we will see it next year.
Hello Debra, welcome to Shelfari. I noticed you added a few books I've read and some I'm planning to read, so if you don't mind I'm following you. If you click on the community tab you can then go to "members like you". That's how I found you. Enjoy.