We even got to look out at an island home. Wouldn't want to commute home that last half-mile on a nasty night, however!
Speaking of relatives, that seques into our next adventure, timed to coincide with our visit to the Museum. As we walked out of the museum we met up with Louise's brother Richard and Louise's cousin Sally. Louise and Richard's mom and Sally's mom were sisters who had a falling out 45 years ago, and as a byproduct of that, Richard and Louise had not seen or talked with Sally over all those decades. Earlier this year Richard and Sally reopened the connection, but for Louise this was her first encounter with her first cousin in all those years. Needless to say there was a lot of catching up to do, which began with a long chat sitting in Central Park alongside the lake, and continued into a cozy Italian restaurant well into the evening.
We're now heading down the Delaware Water Gap that we followed northward in 2008, but staying in different towns and taking a slightly different route before heading in a very different direction, toward the Amish country of Lancaster County. More about that in our next blog entry.