For the past 5 years or more, we had been going down to my in-laws’ in New York roughly one weekend per month, including most major holidays. In fact, last Thanksgiving was the first that we did not spend down with them for easily more than a decade. (Unless I am forgetting something, which is, of course, possible.) This year, since we have been busy with our move and many other projects, we have not been down to New York since the summer. Happily, John’s two sisters have each been able to visit their mother, and each has even been able to drive her up here for a visit, first see our new house back in September, and then again last week for Thanksgiving. So, we did not make the trip down over the river and through the wood to Grandmother’s house this year. But it did get me thinking, along with my stream-prompted nostalgia for my own grandmother’s house, of the trip we would regularly make over the Hudson river to visit one of my children’s grandmothers. Here are several photos of the Hamilton-Fish Bridge across the Hudson River that I took over the years, from my position in the passenger seat. Most often, the photos were from our departure, as we tend to head down late at night after the traffic lightens. (I do have a few photos of the bridge after dark, but you can’t see much.) I do like the way the bridge looks different at different times of day, in different light conditions.
Cathy Roth on Speaking out for Science Sharon Roney on Speaking out for Science magpiemusing on Speaking out for Science brugosjart on Speaking out for Science Isabella on scraps rcc on setting an alarm (a letter to… Gravity on setting an alarm (a letter to… brugosjart on setting an alarm (a letter to… Kyla on (not) enjoying the news
- 1,162,709 hits
- activism art Blogroll books Christmas collections crankiness cuteness family food friends fun geekiness holidays humor idioms just posts kick-ass women language life linguistics lists me metablogging Monday Missions movies Music NaBloPoMo pants parenting Phoebe photography photos photo sets politics randomness recollections sayings school silliness social justice things ThThTh travel TV Uncategorized utter nonsense vegetables words work