This post is totally late – but I’ve been super busy at work and haven’t felt too inspired to write. Back in January, I went to NYC to visit one of my longest-known BFFs and to explore this *massive* city for the first time. NYC was a bit overwhelming at times, and I didn’t really have time to explore any museums, buildings or libraries, but instead spent my time walking around the city itself, seeing some amazing sites from the outside. I walked miles and miles and miles everywhere! The only public transport I used was the Long Island Rail (I was staying in Stony Brook, Long Island) and Uber. The weather was freezing cold and grey for most of the trip, but I got back before that huge winter storm hit.
My goal this year is to finish at least *one* long term project that I’ve had sitting around for years. I’ll usually pick up one of these projects, work on it for a week, then put it down for the rest of the year. I never understood why us crafters have certain projects that we can’t seem to get through until an ungodly amount of time has passed. They aren’t super large projects either – I guess we get a bit bored and want to cast on (or start) the next thing.
DC is definitely a walkable city, and a beautiful one at that! I tried not to take any underground transport until I was so tired I could fall over. There’s just too much to see, and if you’re staying downtown, the White House, Congress, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, etc are all within a nice brisk walk.