• Upcoming trips

    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

  • theatre and Concerrts

    June 9 Christine  lined up for tickets to the Public’s production of “Julius Caesar” in Central Park. This politicized version sported a look-alike Trump as Caesar, hoards of frenetic protesters and a slight female (with no Shakespearian diction) as the wily Marc Antony. But where oh where was the Shakespeare? The highlight of the event was, for me, the sight of an impudent baby raccoon wandering around the apron of the stage!

    June 11 Saw “Cost of Living” at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Wonderfully acted by the four-member cast, the play concerns two couples; one, a caregiver and a double amputee and the other a caregiver and a paraplegic. The scene-changing  accommodates the two wheelchairs very well but the multiplicity of the changes required, makes the story line difficult to follow.
    June  Barbara managed to get 3 seats  in the 59e59th theatre to see “Invincible” by Torben Betts. It is a British story about two neighbouring couples meeting socially for the first time. One couple is  young, avant-garde and activist and the other is typically London east-end. The four actors are marvelous in their parts and the writing of the characters is supurb.

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Wedding In Philly

Christine’s nephew, Edward, married Isadore (Izzy) in Philadelphia. Here are some of the pictures: click on them for the best detail.

 

The stunning bride in all her glory!

 

Happy Dad (Roger) and daughter, on the way to the church

 

The handsome groom

 

The groom’s sister (Lauren) and Mother, Luba

 

Christine, (Groom’s aunt) reading to the gathered guests . . .

 

Luba’s grandson, Christopher 

 

Bride’s cousin . .

 

One of the bridesmaids

 

The bride’s sister, Maid of Honor . . .

 

Christopher helps Teddy (Lauren’s spouse)

 

Roger, bride and bride’s brother, Roger, pose for the photographer

 

. . .sealed with a kiss . . . .

 

The happy newly-weds!

 

The officiating reverend

 

. . . and. finally, the bride, serene and confident!

 

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