I left Swarthmore well before breakfast and headed North through Pennsylvania directly for Summit on secondary roads. No traffic, but lots of cops determined to prevent Memorial Day accidents. Crossed the Delaware on the US 202 bridge and headed into New Jersey. Daniel and Honor and Simon had prepared breakfast outside on the collapsadeck. It was fresh and cool, and we had a lovely meal. We engaged Simon with his new lawnmower (used to clean up after his dad's cut) and the sandbox -- he was his usual charming happy two year old self. Then I struck out North on the big freeways (technically referred to as the "slab") that are now becoming known to us with our visits to Burlington. Enjoyed the beauty of the empty road winding up through the Catskills and the Adirondacks. Reached Warrensburg in time for the end of a motorcycle rally, and walked around a bit before dinner. A beautiful little town lining the banks of the Schroon River, hemmed in by the hills, its story of growth, climax and slump seemed so natural, so American. At its peak in the 1880's, the town had a series of lumber, wool and potash based industries, powered
Profession: Photographer and retired agricultural economist.
Favourite music: Kris Kristofferson, Malena Muyala, Regina Spektor, Schubert's Symphonies, Symphonie Fantastique, Holly Williams.
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay.
Favourite movie: Casablanca, Dr Strangelove, El baño del Papa, The Bourne Ultimatum, Men in Tights.
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French.
Church: Mount Olivet UMC, Arlington, VA
Favourite quote: Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will know the game.
Interests and hobbies: Photography, riding and reading.
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