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Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 31/12/2021: finishing the year in New York

Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 31/12/2021: finishing the year in New York
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 08:59:50 -0700
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.
>Nathan Wajsman

Looking forward to some Puerto Rico photos. Where about the island will you be?

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