Monday, April 28, 2008
My trip to NYC was a whirlwind! We had such a great time! There were 57 6th-8th graders and 27 chaperone's that went. My son is a n 8th grade French horn player. They played at the Riverside Church in Manhattan on Friday. They were competing against other middle and high school bands from the US and Canada. We were totally shocked when not only did they win first place in the middle school division but they made first place overall band! The church roof went off the building! I was so proud of all of them. We went to see "The Phantom of the Opera" broadway show, The Empire State building, etc. It was great but I was so glad to get back home to my little country town. I didn't gain but one pound because we did so much walking. And boy did we eat! The food was great! I tried to eat as good as I could, when I could ,but I had to have a hot dog from one of the sidewalk vendors and a soft pretzel. LOL!! Now it is back to business!!!!