Heading South for the Winter (New York photos)

Our northward journey has come to an end. Time to start following the flocks south.

I haven’t posted in awhile and we have a lot of new images to share from New York.

Green Lake State Park (Take 2)

We stayed here again for a couple of days after Kimberley returned from Burning Man.

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The lake is really that green.

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Wow! Imagine what the penalty is for J-walking…

 

Waddington

As Kimberley said in the last post, we stayed here for a couple of weeks. Fun times for sure.

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Great sunsets in Waddington.

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Cousin Kate is a natural. This was her first time on a paddle board.

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I love that sign.

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Nice day for a family photo.

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Barb, Buck, and Don spending time with us on the Saint Lawrence River.

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Jesse's getting the hang of the paddleboard - finally!

Kimberley posted this picture last week. I just want to say that this is actually really hard to do with a 35 pound dog running up and down the board. Not my most stylish moment ever either.

Adirondack Mountains

A couple hiking trips guided by Aunt Rose and Uncle Buck were great. Uncle Buck and his friend Dave got us to a beautiful overlook on one of the peeks in the Adirondack Mountains.

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The journey continues.

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Good friends.

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Ready for work.

 

Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn

We camped out at this airfield in Brooklyn. It used to be the main airfield for New York City, now it has been turned into a park and an air museum.

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Picture of the gems inside a dilapidated hanger.

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One of the jets on display.

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It’s probably a good idea to remove that one before you fly. Otherwise you might have a 500 mph metal frisbee coming down the runway.

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Mario’s going to start work on restoring this one soon.

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The hanger at night.

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The berries along the field really are those colors.

Coney Island

A trip down to Coney Island was a great weekend activity.

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The old parachute ride. No longer operational, but still a very visible symbol of for the island.

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Kimberley walking off the metro platform all geared-up for an adventure.

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Beautiful architecture is everywhere (bad architecture is abundant too though). What a mixed bag.

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When the trains come along you really notice it! I had to drive the RV (towing the pickup) in this chaos on the way out of town. Not easy…

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Manhattan

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Manhattan here we come!

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You see amazing patterns everywhere you look.

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Park Ave, just like Monopoly.

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The world must have grown around that church.

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Is it just me or is this somewhat disturbing?

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My mom found out on ancestry.com that we’re part Huguenot. Who would have know. 

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French Episcopal Church – Interior.

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My hair’s getting long now. I might have to find a barber at some point.

Central Park

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Just when you thought you’d seen it all.

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K and Jesse

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A little to the left please.

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A little to the right please.

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Life is good.

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Grand Central Station – Manhattan

This place is amazing. We got in there right before sunset. It is dog friendly too.

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Glimmerglass State Park

They have the oldest covered bridge in the United States here. It was being renovated at the time we were there.

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The oldest covered bridge in the country.

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The “Tin Hat” (or was it “Tin Top”) at Hyde Hall

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