December in New York – He liked it, so he put a ring on it.

After our meal at Tien Garden, we decided to go to the Empire State building. Jordan had never been up there, and I really enjoyed the view and collection of pictures from the last time I went there several years ago. One thing I never realized until our trip was that New York city is BUSY in December. I always thought peak travel times were in the summer, I was oh so wrong. To give you just a small idea, this is what the area around Macy’s looked like from the Empire State Building, each dot is one person: We picked up a CityPass, and went up to the top of the tower in a crowded elevator. The views are spectacular, so my camera was clicking nonstop from every possible side of the building, which is hard, because it was totally packed. Jordan is not a fan of heights or looking down, but eventually was coaxed to the stand with me near the edge. I have a seemingly anti-evolutionary enjoyment of heights, so I’m accustomed to people being really nervous, when I’m not. Apparently there were other reasons for Jordan to be nervous. As I was taking pictures of the sun setting, he hugged me and put his head on my shoulder, and started saying a variety of nice things in my ear. It took me a moment to realize what was happening, so there is a series of pictures that slowly start dropping as I clue into the words…

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