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    October 14 to 21 Cruise - Bermuda
  • theatre and Concerrts

    June 13 Picnicked on The Great lawn in central Park to the music of The New York Philharmonic led by James Gaffigan. Great program with spectacular fireworks after the concert. The concert included two pieces composed by students from its education program — remarkable works (Bernstein style) from composers  11 and 12 years old respectively! They took their bows from the stage!

    June 20 The forecast rain didn’t happen so, having lined up for senior tickets in the morning, we were able to see an uninterrupted ‘Othello” in Central Park last night. The set and costumes were magnificent and the actors did their best but the direction gave  a somewhat bland production. I personally thought that some players were miscast and this distracted from the illusion.

     

     

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Cold City and last look from Ethel’s balcony

The icy blast which struck New York yesterday brought six inches of snow overnight and a freezing wind. Later the sun came out and all the neighborhood kids rushed out to enjoy the white stuff.  Here are some pictures from the vicinity of the Waterford:

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The Waterford garden

The Waterford garden

View from the kitchen

View from the kitchen

 > > across the East River

. . . . .   across the East River

Penthouse balcony across the  streeet

Penthouse balcony across the streeet

Under repair as well!

Under repair as well!

The pedestrian way at 92nd Street

The pedestrian way at 92nd Street

The thrill of the slopes!

The thrill of the slopes!

. . .  that was interesting!

. . . that was interesting!

Oops!

Oops!

Mum came along for the ride

Mum came along for the ride

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Finally. this is a view from Ethel’s balcony  at 87th Street. Looking north up Second Avenue, it is the last we shall see of it–Ethel will move into her new apartment building when we return from our cruise (See widget).

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3 Responses

  1. Congrats on the upcoming trip and move. Very exciting! Love to both of you! Valerie

  2. Beautiful pictures, Ben! Have a wonderful time on your cruise. You two certainly deserve a respite after all the hard work you’ve been doing in preparation for Ethel’s move! Much love to you both. Bonnie

  3. Loved the pictures

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