Why does this time of year always seem to fly by so very fast? It feels as though yesterday was Monday morning, and now we're heading into the weekend (the last weekend before Christmas!). I suppose this feeling might have something to do with being a family of two working parents, in the food and entertainment industries, and this being one of the very busiest times of the year for both of these industries in New York City. With my two jobs in Brooklyn, Gaby's nightly jobs working with the big shows in Times Square, and Biet's babysitters in downtown Manhattan, we have been commuting quite a bit these past few days. And while much of our pre-Christmas week has been spent running and working and commuting instead of relaxing with family, I am not complaining. Because hopping subways and buses from neighborhood to neighborhood also means getting to see the many sides of the city all done up in their Christmas glory. New York City during the holidays has a certain way of washing over even the most tired sleep-deprived Mama and making her smile ear to ear. And little Biet? Forget about it. When we walk past the lights and the trees and the horses and the music all around, her eyes widen and her face glows and she gazes up and whispers, over and over, "wow."
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