Last week, my husband and I came home from a week-long visit to New York City. It was fantastic. We walked for miles every day. We saw the Counting Crows. We rode on a boat and got to see Ellis Island, where quite of few of my ancestors stopped when they first immigrated to this country. We also went to the requisite museums. One day that was supposed to be rainy, we visited the American Museum of Natural History. If you have ever seen this movie, you’re familiar. I, for one, found the dead, stuffed animals to be quite boring and immensely creepy. But as we started to walk through some of the cultural exhibits, I stumbled upon this:
It was amazing! And just like that, our day at the museum turned into a hunt for anything birth, breastfeeding, or baby related. So I found quite a few items, some from Africa, some from South America, some from Native Americans. Now, please realize that a) I’m not a photographer, b) everything is behind glass and c) lighting in the entire museum is kept really low to preserve all of their items. Some of my pictures are just not perfect. But here’s what I found (click for larger image):
Later in the visit, we visited the famous 30 Rockefeller Plaza. After out NBC Studio Tour, we were headed out of the building through the magnificent lobby, when I spied this:
What do you think? Cool? Weird? Awesome? Share your thoughts below!