Sean wrote about my camera's encounter with gravity, so it may be a while till I have some pictures. But I shall.
Albany was great! Washington Park was designed in the style of Frederick Law Olmsted by John Bogart (who had worked with Olmsted and Vaux), and by John Culyer. But it looks so Olmstedian! And, we got to stroll along the Hudson River. I didn't know the Hudson was estuarine up that far! Again, amazing! There are some great examples of Richardsonian Romanesque as well as Beaux-Arts style in downtown. I know, you probably never thought about any of those things. And may never have cared! But I am easily amused!
You see, this is all such a big adventure for me because I'm getting to do things no one else much wants to do (at least, few and far between). Usually, I've traveled with family - and they seldom want to see such things (and have had little patience with me). And, supreme graduate-level pleaser that I
Today, I've made my way through New York, into New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, stopping to visit with Lemuel for lunch. Then To Maryland and a stay with Jeff and Isaac. Bless them for their hospitality!
Tomorrow, some stops in DC (with no one to tell me that they've seen enough of the National Gallery).