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Christmas / Noël 2017 in New York City

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It’s that time of the year to go into the city to see the Christmas decorations so yesterday I went.  I got into Penn Station at 9 a.m. so the streets were not crowded yet.  It was around 33° F.  … Continue reading

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The Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017

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I got to Jones Beach’s west end to view the eclipse at 1 p.m.  I was near the water.  The sun felt hot and it was so bright that I needed to wear my sunglasses.  The ocean breeze was cool.  … Continue reading

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Christmas / Noël 2016 in New York City

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Now for a stroll through midtown Manhattan to look at some of the Christmas decorations. Maintenant pour une promenade dans le centre de Manhattan pour regarder quelques décorations de Noël. Macy’s Macy’s store windows are always beautifully done for Christmas.  Some … Continue reading

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Christmas / Noël 2015 in New York City

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I went to the city yesterday to see the Christmas decorations.  There were a lot of people but it was not overly crowded. Je suis allé dans la ville hier pour voir les décorations de Noël.  Il y avait beaucoup … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Whiskey

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There are a few distilleries in Brooklyn.  I know of two in Red Hook : Widow Jane and Van Brunt Stillhouse.  They both make whiskey. Il y a quelques distilleries à Brooklyn.  Je sais qu’il y a deux à Red … Continue reading

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The Hermione

The Hermione was the ship that Marquis de Lafayette came to America on to help the American colonies during the American Revolution.  It also participated in naval battles during the American Revolution including the Battle of Yorktown in 1781 which … Continue reading

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Christmas / Noël 2014 in New York City

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Yesterday I went to New York City to see the Christmas decorations.  I got there at 11:30 a.m.  It was very crowded.  I didn’t take any pictures of the store windows because of the big crowds.  Here are some of … Continue reading

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