Photo by myself outside the Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum on 42nd Street and Broadway.
Larger than life portraits adorn service doors at the Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Times Square. The Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum is right next door.
Times Square is no longer the seedy street it used to be. It's now part amusement park, part mall. A couple multi-story movie theaters are located on the street, as well as many fast food joints.
As a New Yorker I recommend not spending too much time along 42nd Street, though Times Square can be pretty cool at night. There are so many neighborhoods in Manhattan and the outer boroughs that represent New York City, its people and history much better.
I'm in Boston for the weekend. My grandfather passed away a few days ago at the incredible age of
He was feisty and intelligent, always in good humor and grateful for his life. I grew up with him and my grandmother around me, and their voices resonate in my head. To the very end, my grandfather insisted that he was only 98 years old.
Just Thursday night, my brother welcomed a baby girl. I am officially an aunt! What a happy and reflective time it is for my family.
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