At 1/6/2022 07:12 AM, Nathan wrote:
>December 31st was our last day in New York, in addition to being the last day
>of 2021. So I offer a bit more in this PAD than I usually do.
>I started the day by driving to Jersey City to see the large mural of David
>Bowie, painted after his death in 2016:
>We then spent a couple of hours in Central Park. I sometimes jokingly say that
>everything is bigger in America, and that was certainly true of the soap
>bubbles this guy was making:
>The first signs of the upcoming New Year?s Eve were in evidence:
>We had taken Euclid with us?he loves going on car trips, and he obvioously
>loves exploring places like Central Park, with all the smells, sights and
>other dogs. We did some family portraits as well:
>The principal traffic hazard in Central Park:
>Then New Year?s Eve arrived. In these corona times, this not a time for big
>parties, and anyway my son and his wife do not have that many friends here. So
>my son had gotten the idea of spending the evening in his office (which would
>be otherwise deserted). He works for Boston Consulting Group, and the office
>in on the 45th floor of a building in midtown, so it promised great views of
>the city during the evening. We got some takeout, my wife bought some
>decorations, and this was the official NYE family portrait:
>We could enjoy views like this:
>Then midnight arrived, we drank our toast and looked at the fireworks over the
>city (which were a bit underwhelming, truth be told):
>The next morning we drove to JFK and flew to Puerto Rico, where I am right now.
>Happy New Year to all my friends on these lists.
Looking forward to some Puerto Rico photos. Where about the island will you be?
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/