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    September 7 to 15 Tony and Jo will visit us from the UK

    13-23 January, 2018 Cruise out of New York around the Caribbean on the Norwegian Gem

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    July 1  Saw “Napoli, Brooklyn” by Meghan Kennedy at the Laura Pels Theatre. It is based upon a real-life disaster, the surprise staging of which, is mind shattering! However, the story line has a surfeit of themes added; religious brain-washing, the effect of a bullying husband and father and lesbian freedom. None of these is fully convincing in spite of the excellent acting of the cast.

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Indian Summer’s Day in Central Park (or Venice?)

We were enjoying a string of  80 degree days up to last week. No sign of Fall yet. Here are some pictures of people taking  advantage of  the extra sunny days. Central Park must be one of the world’s most popular backdrops  for wedding photos, winter or summer. Fantasy is encouraged too. How about a leisurely hour on the canals of venice? It can be fitted in this afternoon if you wish.

Sunday in the park with fido. Among the milling crowds, who could ask for a more secluded spot?

Wedding photographer at work

Preparing the shot

"Say cheese"

Late season picnic

Anniversary tributes to the late Fred Lebow, founder of the NY City Marathon and President of the NY Road Runners Club


4 Responses

  1. Ben,

    A dreary day in Seattle, today. Your pics are a welcome ray of sunshine!

    Love to you and Ethel,

  2. Beautiful photos of a beautiful day! Bonnie, it wasn’t a deary day for me. I got to visit with you, Nancy and Erin!!!

    Love to you and Ethel too!

    • Valerie and Bonnie.I am happy to think that my pictures can still evoke pleasant thoughts and responses. My thanks to you both. Love, Ben and Ethel

  3. Hi Ben, our Son Paul and his wife Kealey are coming to New York next week for a wedding in Central Park. Holly is a little miffed that she is not coming as the wedding photographer. Should be pretty in the snow! Lots of love,Wendy x

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