On 1 October, Susan and I set out on an extensive vacation to the mysterious East. We got back on 26 October. We took over 2000 snapshots! For those who just want the Highlights. For those who want to see it all:
The Manhattan phase 1-4 October:
Dan gave us an amazing tour of the Metropolitan Museum. After which Laura and Susan got caught up.
We had a splendid dinner with Elena and Alan, whom I hadn't seen since 1982.
Peter and Mary Beth put us up in their swell Manhattan apartment.
On the 5th of October we took the train to Burlington.
From 6 - 9 October, we stayed with Davis and Stephanie.
Our planned tour of the leaves and Acadia national park was not
Susan's Aunt Emily died in Nashville.
So, on 10 October we flew to Nashville for the funeral.
Where we stayed with Susan's brother and sister-in law, Ron and Janis.
On 12 October we took off driving intending to go to Great Smoky Mountains
National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Which we did.
Smoky Mountain Pictures
Blue Ridge Pictures
We got further side-tracked by Janie and Bobby offering us a stay
in a swell place in Charleston SC.
So we spent 16 - 18 October in Charleston.
Susan got in a swim with the dolphins!
On 19 October, we finally made it to Eric and Susan's house in
Solomans Island MD.
We stayed with them for three days.
Solomans Island Pictures
On 22 October, we left Soloman's Island for a two-day drive back
to Nashville where we stayed again with Ron and Janis.
On 26 October, we flew back to Berkeley. Whew!
Thanks to all who put us up!