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Here We Go Again! NY-bound for Friend's Wedding

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Trip Reports' started by luck.ofthe.draw, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Headed to western NY for my boyfriend's best friend's wedding. We're staying at his parent's place, which is awesome!

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    Cats are boarded, and we are waiting at the airport!

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    Got some hoity-toity ****** bags sittin at the bar having obnoxious conversation. Pics of strangers are a little weird, but you gotta see to believe (and the chick talking about all the "like"s!). I like well dressed gents, but these people are just snooty. Please stop.
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    I got beer, boy got wine. We are waiting for amazing sammiches!
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    Have a nice time.
     
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  4. luck.ofthe.draw

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    We have landed in Newark, NJ! Never been here. Slight layover before flying into Rochester.

    Man the flight over was brutal.... Small cramped space, couldn't really sleep. M did cave and we finally got those squishy neck pillows you see everyone using. They're actually pretty rad! They help maintain posture while keeping you comfy. I guess I got about 2 and a half hours of sleep, and just like that, it's a quarter to 7a on the East Coast! Who needs bedtime?

    The wedding is today at 4:30p or something. We better crash and snooze at the parent's house before then.

    Hoping I see some robins again! They're my favorites. (jk jk all birds are my favorites)
     
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  5. Burnsie

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    A red-eye into Nork—lucky you!

    EWR is pretty much our home base. Hope you had a Manhattan view coming in...quite a sight.
     
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    Have fun! Get some rest and enjoy the wedding
     
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  7. sura83

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    Welcome! We have some beautiful weather lined up for you. Hope you enjoy your visit!
     
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  8. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw High-Roller

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    Took a cute little plane into ROC. Nice airport despite the overkill on building it. :) Great flight, I passed out on the way.
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    Bye bye Jersey!

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    Hello Rochester! I still can't get over how green it is here. Already feels better than San Diego - I'll take it!
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    The airport is cute! Now waiting for our ride. I feel a little more awake than in NJ, still need to rest up for this wedding. :)

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  9. ardee

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    I love birds too, @luck.ofthe.draw. :) Do you follow EffinBirds at all? Funny stuff.
     
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    @ardee thanks to that sticker you posted in a TR, I do now! EffinBirds is hilarious! I love em!

    Had breakfast at T's, then stopped at Wegmans for a wedding card. Now heading home, hopefully to sleep!
     
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  11. luck.ofthe.draw

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    The wedding was pretty fun!

    It was my first wedding as an adult, and even though I didn't know anyone, it was a blast. We met this cute brunette gal, and she convinced me to get out on the dance floor.
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    I also had Canadian beer (something Blue Pilsner) for the first time and it was okay. Haha. Apparently that's their Budweiser haha.
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    The wedding ceremony was nice and had a religious component which was very well done (says the agnostic)!
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    Yep we're millenials and these married kids met at Toronto Music Festival - and he proposed to her at an EDM festival (EDC in Vegas?) so the last half of the dancing turned into a rave. It was funny because M and I were hypothesizing our wedding (in the future!) with rock and 80's instead of EDM :evillaugh::headbang:

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    We had Italian dinner from the place next door, and then the floor started up for dancing!
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    Had so many free drinks (like 5 or 6 including 2 beers) and it was great!

    Now we stopped at Empire Hots for a Garbage Plate - didn't get one my last trip here, M ordered it like a pro. PSX_20180810_225628.jpg
     

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    Sounds like a fun wedding. Love the Vegas Toronto connection of the couple.
     
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    Wow! :hmmm: Lots of @luck.ofthe.draw travels this summer! :D
    Great report, pics, and fun! :thumbsup:
    Wedding dances are so much fun! :woot:

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    I wanted to give you and your guy such a pinch for being so adorable, @luck.ofthe.draw.
    Realized I was being goofy and hesitated.
    Never mind me, except to say if you find this in him, he's a keeper...
    But I think you already know that.

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    If it's really love he'll take you to Nick Tahou's before you leave. :feedme::poke:
     
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    Even the "bad boys?"

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    I think he's saying, "Bow before me and die," but Lou isn't paying attention. He's got his head in a pile of hay.
     
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    Thanks favorite people aka @Richard Alpert and @ardee ! I think he definitely is a keeper, there were some nice shared moments last night. :)

    Lots of dancing! I'm surprised that I danced at all, but once this cute brunette got me out there, M came with us and we were a trio. It was real fun!!

    @Richard Alpert i know! It's been a very active summer, lots of travelling! :) It's been fun for sure. We are very fortunate to be able to take all this time and spend time together. Next month I go to my best friend's wedding in TX, and the end of the month we're going to Vegas for our 2 year anniversary and my belated birthday present!

    @sura83 people mentioned Nick Tahou's! Not sure if we'll get there (we fly out tomorrow at like 4:38a before a layover in Chicagoooo and have some plans tonight) but we'll see! Our garbage plate was pretty good! Fun after a long night of drinking.... Why haven't they made their way to Vegas?
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    @Burnsie you're hilarious! We saw some vultures flying around and it was so neat! They were kind of cute!
     
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    Here's a few more wedding pictures! The bride was having a blast.
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    I still can't get over having doughnuts instead of cake. That's a tradition I'll be keeping! :p
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    I love the way the bride wore her hair. Very perty. :)
     
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    I just ran around in M's parent's backyard for over an hour. They've redone it (they've had this place for 3yrs) since we were here last Easter.... It looks great with a vegetable garden and the trees!
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    I was chasing bees and this one butterfly that wouldn't sit still for a picture.
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    I thought the bees looked different than what we have at home. M said they're bumblebees! They're sooo cute!
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    I was following them all around, it was real fun. :)
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    Then I saw hornets and wasps and they killed the vibe. Jerks.
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    M's mom is growing Romaine lettuce, tomatos (Cherry and big ones), some herbs, Jalapenos (which we later ate in stuffed Jalapenos and Banana peppers).
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    It's awesome. And gorgeous weather for this time of year, more welcome than San Diego right now, ugh!
     

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