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Photo Diary - week ending September 10th 2006
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This week started with the cleanup of the mess left by TS Ernesto - we're
currently without power, one large tree
down in our garden. Here's our deck:
Here's the tree we lost:
And here's the bloody great tree on the road 20 yards from our house, which
has blocked the road and
had our power off since lunchtime on Saturday:
No power, everything melting in fridge, it's Monday, it's Labor day... what to do? Go to Renfaire of course!
We saw my old friend Erika the Harpist, whom I first met at a Wiccan healing Circle in Central Park
a few days after 9/11:
We found the right place to put our au pair (who is really a very good
There were spectacular costumes:
And yet more spectacular costumes:
When we got back from Renfaire, we discovered we had power back - joy!
On Tuesday we took the boys to
story time at the local library. Iain gets on very well with Gabriel, one
of his best friends:
Iain is getting to be quite the young man:
Then went to Rye station looking for the mythical P&W stone train...
it never showed up, but a nice old
Metro North geep did:
Thursday saw a trip to Iona Island, to see some freight trains:
Relatively rare BNSF power:
Thursday night is Au Pairs Movie Night at the Corestore... this week saw
a record crowd; 18:
Friday night saw us watching trains at Mamaroneck... and Gunita heading
into town to see Shakira perform:
Last but not least... Iain loves wearing my shades whilst watching trains!