Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Rochester Pt. 2

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I always love the opportunity to explore a new city. When I was an admissions counselor, that exploration was my favorite part of the job, ending up in a completely new city, with nothing better to do but make the most of it (and, you know, recruit future art students). While some of the cities I visited came with great reputations (Austin! Seattle!) some came with preconceptions (Detroit). Relinquishing control over where I was assigned not only made me a pretty decent traveler, but opened my mind to places I normally wouldn't consider traveling to. All this to say, Rochester, NY? Delightful. While our time there was short, we had so much fun with Jen, Kev, their girls, and Jen's sister Amy. And, yes, it's safe to say that Finley and Chris were kindred spirits. Oh my heart.

To see more pics from our trip, check out last week's post.


Jessica Rose said...

Wow..that tea room looks really cool...always good to explore and venture out to somewhere new. ;)

Emily Baker said...

your husband looks so gentle. i love the two of you!!!

irene wibowo said...

wow so cute!!! :)

Irene Wibowo

Paulette Hughes said...

Such a great documentation of your trip. I love being surprised by places as well. When we drove through Iowa on our way to Minnesota last summer, I was in awe of the beautiful fields and the greenness of it all. And wind farms. Wind farms are a photographers delight! I just love your blog. One of my favorites.

Carrie said...

These pictures make me miss home! So glad you enjoyed your time in Rochester and that you had to a chance to stop into my friend Michelle's shop, Far Out Vintage. :)

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