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    November 30. Susan, Christine and I saw two of three new Italian plays at the Cherry Lane theatre. I actually thought I had booked the third offer which was a Pirandello revival but we were all glad that we did not miss “The Journey I Never made” and “Story of Love and Soccer”. Both excellently translated and powerfully acted. The first is a thought provoking and somewhat unsettling portrayal of the current social turmoil and the second is modern thriller about corrupt sport and the triumph of evil over good. We were able to chat with one of the actors about the plays after the show. Before the show we ate lobster and oysters at the  “Fish” restaurant which was only two blocks from the theatre!

     

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NY Day – Random shots at the St. Patrick’s Day parade

Very cleverly, I found myself a strategic position above the crowd on Fifth Avenue, sat myself down on a tree stump and waited in relative comfort for the parade to pass through the patch of sunlight at the corner of 87th street. But, the best  laid schemes of mice and photograpers gang aft agley; the sun didn’t come up fast enough to light Fifth Avenue and the parade turned into 87th Street, never passing through my little patch of good lighting!

NYPD Green

The Army was in the forefront . . . . .

. . . . . with some very strange weapons

. . . . and so was the Mayor. No visible weapons though!

The Army were allowed to bring their pets

Comparing notes?

Drums and pipers stir the hearts

. . . . . .

The pets brought the Policemen

Families marched too!

. . . . and needed maintenance on the way.

Great splashes of color

Piper's reflections

What happened?

. . . and who are all these gentlemen with blue and white striped ties?

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One Response

  1. Gotta love a parade. Great photos and captions!

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