Wednesday, 9 June 2010

U is for Up On A Roof

For Mrs Matlock's "U" assignment and Alphabe-Thursday this week, some shots taken during our whirlwind 4 day visit to NYC last year.

New York City Rooftop, April 2009.


View from the Empire State Building, April 2009.

Up on A Roof a classic 60's song written by the then husband-and-wife team of Gerry Goffin and Carole King.


Click on the link to enjoy an iconic performance by The Drifters, before handing in your assignments.
See you in class.

42 comments:

  1. Very interesting, but I like your hydrangeas in your logo/banner more, sweetpea! Beautiful.
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  2. These are fantastic! Making my knees a little weak...

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  3. Great shots. I have been up on top of the Empire State Building. You get an amazing view!!
    Jane

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    Email me your address...isafrenchy@gmail.com

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  5. Maggie, just returned from a few days in NYC myself. Love that city, but I'd rather be in Central Park looking up. LLOL
    Congratulations on winning at Le Chateau des Fleurs!
    ~ Sarah

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  6. I've always dreamed of living (just for a short time!) in a NYC penthouse. Thanks for the great views!

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  7. I had fun visiting NY too, that was before 9/11,

    Thanks visiting. Yes, New Zealand is known to be laid back.

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  8. Wow, interesting photo's of NewYork Maggie. Such a wonderful city.
    Have a great day

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  9. Ahhh...I don't do well with heights! Interesting photos.

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  10. Fantastic views!

    I like your title and description,

    I'm also a transplanted english rose but living now in Sydney!! :-)

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  11. One of my favorite song writing teams of all time!!!Yeah baby!!

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  12. I love the roof top look down. You see everything differently that way.

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  13. Carol King has an album w/James Taylor, they've been on our PBS lately... :)
    Lovely photos! XO

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  14. Great U post! The views are fantastic.

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  15. Hi again! Great U post - wonderful shots!

    Wishing you a Happy Alphabe-Thursday!

    LOLA:)

    PS Mine this week is HERE. Hope you can join me!

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  16. This was great...great shots Maggie!

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  17. I love the NYC skyline. And the photo from the roof is interesting, isn't it? Makes me think of all the lives going on under those roofs.
    Yvonne

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  18. The heights are making me dizzy. Well dizzier than I usually am.
    Did you actually look down? Oh my.

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  19. NYC is a great place to visit, but would rather live, as you do, in the countryside.

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  20. I love to visit NY. Great shots! Hope you came down and went to a play or two.

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  21. very cool perspective on NY :D

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  22. Great roof top shots but more than that, thanks for the reminder, i havent heard that song in years and years and it really is a great song! you made my day!

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  23. Thanks for the link Maggie - I enjoyed seeing the video. Will send it to my daughter who is leaving next Friday for a week in New York.

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  24. Maggie, I loved your birds-eye view post!

    What a neat perspective. I felt like I was Donald Trump for a quick moment there.

    And then I realized I have better hair!

    Thanks for a neat stop on our little journey through Alphabe-Thursday's letter "U"!

    It is always such a pleasure to visit you!

    A+

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  25. I like your pictures of New York City. Just today I bought our flights to NYC for four days this fall. We like to go every couple of years when there is an airline sale. We never run out of things to see. Your hydrangeas are lovely. We have decided to go to the Hydrangea Festival this week-end. I hope I can get some nice pictures.

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  26. I love NYC and I love the song....Up on the Roof! Such a clever and beautiful post. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. Great pictures from up high of NYC. Great u post.

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  28. The Drifters! How cool....

    love it..

    Gotta plan a visit to NY soon...

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  29. I love your rooftop scenes...rarely seen perspectives...nice...peace and blessings

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  30. Did you feel dizzy, just a little? I hope to visit some day and capture my own perspective of the Big Apple...

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  31. I love rooftop pictures, they take my breath away! Thanks for sharing the amazing view.

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  32. I have never been to NYC - though I keep listening to this country song "she let herself go" and it is sounding more and more appealing! I am not sure I could be on the roof looking down though...the older I get the less tolerant I seem to be of heights!

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  33. Very fun U. Loved the view from above.

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  34. very unique view...
    lovely post.

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  35. What a view!! I live in the states, in fact one state below NY. I have yet to be at the top of the empire state bldg.

    very pretty banner also!

    Susan

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  36. I love the one from the Empire State Building.......Man, is it high!

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  37. Your roof top views are amazing! Whew! that second one made me want to hang on tight to something!

    I love that song!
    Blessings & Aloha!

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  38. U did a great post for the class this week. Thanks for visiting mine too..

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  39. What a great view of NYC.

    I loved visiting NY. We didn't make it into the Empire State Building.

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  40. So sorry I am so late visiting you for the letter "U, "Maggie --I love the rooftop views of NYC! One of my favorite post card is of rooftops in Paris. There is definitely something entrancing about city views!

    Pat

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Thanks for stopping by, your visit just made my day!