After I left a really sunny, HOT Washington DC, I went north to Philly. Still warm all the way up until about 120 KM’s outside Philadelphia. I noticed the temperature dropping from 35, 30, 20, 15, 12 C. I saw the skies darken which can only mean one thing…another Spring Storm. I sort of knew this. Been texting a good friend of mine who lives in Philly and he said it was cool and raining.
I pulled over at a gas station to close all my vents, put on my heated liner, warmer gloves and I was really thankful I did. This is what I rode through for about an hour.
FROM NASA: Visible from space, a smoke plume rises from the Manhattan area after two planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center. This photo was taken of metropolitan New York City (and other parts of New York as well as New Jersey) the morning of September 11, 2001. “Our prayers and thoughts go out to all the people there, and everywhere else,” said Station Commander Frank Culbertson of Expedition 3, after the terrorists’ attacks. Continue reading “THE ONLY AMERICAN NOT ON EARTH ON SEPT 11”
***December 27th – Jan 5th 2012 (Scroll slowly through pics there are A few short videos so you can get a feel for NYC if you have never been there) We both highly recommend putting this city on your bucket list!***
I will start off with our video I made on the plane heading to NY…it will fill everyone in about our sneaky trip. BTW…we fly business class with mileage and could never afford to buy these tickets…that is why no matter how many times we fly on Cathay in business class we never can get enough.
Flew in over night to my parents for a surprise visit as a post Christmas present and for my mother’s 75th birthday. They were both very surprised and my father even cursed when we walked in! Here until Jan. 5th! Awesome that we pulled this off. Have to LOVE frequent flyer mileage!