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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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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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