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    July 9 to 12 To Rehobeth Beach with Susan and Craig. Possibly take in a visit to Chincoteague to sample the seafood.
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    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!

     

     

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Spring has uncovered a special treat  for we Waterford dwellers! The restoration of Second Avenue after the subway construction included the replacement of ordinary Sweet Locust trees with three spectacular Eastern Redbuds. Here are pictures of them with their blossoms glued to the branches as is their nature (no leaves yet). New York City bees are having a field day!

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4 Responses

  1. Beautiful, must be a pre celebration of your coming birthday.

    • Thank you, Amy. You remember my birthday! I shall be spending it in London and thinking of you and my old fishing pal. Love, Ben

  2. Great move MTA. Those Eastern Redbuds are just beautiful! Nice photos.

    • Craig. Thank you. Another development is that a bagel and breakfast place is opening between 44th and 45th. We’re hoping that it will compare with your old favorite.

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