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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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Balcony Scenes

The  weather was so kind this past summer that we were able to sit and eat outside most days while not leaving the apartment! Here are a few pictures. Click on them for detail:

Breakfast al fresco . . .

Breakfast al fresco . . . Gillian and Christine


. . . . lunch is ready!

. . . . lunch is ready!


Gillian anitipates dinner?

Gillian anticipates dinner?


This balcony, however, was on the NCL ship "Breakaway" which allowed me to sketch without leaving the stateroom.

This balcony, however, was on the NCL ship “Breakaway” which allowed me to sketch without leaving the stateroom.




2 Responses

  1. Glad to see you’re still a gentleman living the good life with Tates for dessert.

    • Amy. I had no idea what “Tates” were–I assumed the package was contributed by one of the ladies—Christine probably since it was her camera which recorded the view.

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