Tag Archives: Staten Island

8 November 2019

Walking. Chelsea with Henrik
Walking. Morningside Gardens with Boxster.
Walking. Times Square, 9/11 Memorial, Bowling Green Park, Battery Park with Bethany and Julia.
Walking. Staten Island with Melodee.
Walking. Over 20,000 steps.
Following the North Star – Rhiannon Giddens
Heartland – Eric Bogle
String Quartet No. 1: I Allegro – George Walker, Son Sonora String Quartet
Song of Bangladesh – Joan Baez
Buskers – Vedran Smailovic & Tommy Sands
Lemme Get That – Rihanna
Hope – David LaMotte
I’m on My Way to Freedom Land – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Thing Called Love – Bonnie Raitt
Something to Talk About – Bonnie Raitt
Not the Only One – Bonnie Raitt
Dimming of the Day – Bonnie Raitt
Silver Lining – Bonnie Raitt
I Me Mine – The Beatles
May There Be Peace – Joanne Shenandoah
Dance to the Music – Sly & The Family Stone
I Shall Be Released – Bobby McFerrin

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We Meet Again Tour – 31 January 2018, #1

I did some visits on Staten Island and spotted the moon over Brooklyn while riding the ferry back to Manhattan.

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Staten Island BBQ

IMG_2801 (800x533)I planned to spend today visiting Battery Park, then riding the Staten Island Ferry so I could take some photos using the new telescopic lens I have on “extended loan” from one of my sons.

I got up and found myself moving a bit slowly. Going back to sleep certainly seemed an option.

Determined to force my hand, I posted my plans on Facebook. Once public, there would be no going back.

Shortly after I posted, my colleague and friend, the Rev. Melodee Bottari, pastor of Olivet Presbyterian Church invited me to a BBQ at the church.

It sounded good to me. I went and had a great time that included a tour of the church. I saw where the church provides housing for homeless women and the room where volunteers working with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance on recovery from Hurricane Sandy will stay.

The BBQ took place on the church lawn and included an invitation to register for the Vacation Bible School.

Good folks. Good food. Good ministry. A good visit.

See you along the Trail.

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