Happily, the route took me through Bryant Park:
How can you not fall in love with a park that has two ping pong tables?
I wasn't sure what to expect at Macy's. I thought there would probably be one floor closed off, with a lot of flower displays. I was totally wrong, and unprepared for what I was about to see. Macy's went all out (silly of me to underestimate them, given the Thanksgiving Parade!) and used over a million flowers on its first floor flower exhibition-- which was intertwined with its makeup and jewelry displays. It was spectacular, and incredibly fun to wander around. It also smelled delicious!
yep, those are birds.
The show was a lovely way to end the day, and I totally forgot about work for awhile. The final smile of the evening came about as I was walking to the subway. I looked down, and saw: