1: Darien Imaging Center | We work hard, but we squeeze in some fun too.
3: Halloween Fun Even the patients enjoy it when we dress up
4: There were some weddings: | Karen and Bill in May | Wes and Bob in August
6: Opportunities to be with family: Dan Chinitz's Bar Mitzvah and Uncle Morty's Memorial | Lois, Art and Sybil
7: ...and friends | Jan & Sasha | Chief | Ajay, Tejas and Minu
8: The annual summer picnic at Dorothy and Ron's | The salads are always exquisite
9: After the food came the music | The jigsaw puzzle assembly went on all night
10: The kitties rule | Rocky & Rusty take over the bed | Ed does not like cats as you can see
11: Ed refinished the floor upstairs | Before < | After
12: We went to New Orleans in February just before Mardi Gras | Ed attended a conference, Beth saw the sights. There were silver and gold men
13: Our hotel, Villa Convento, and a view down the street | This mule was taking a break. Beth asked him if he wanted his ears scratched and he lowered his head so she could reach them. Really.
14: Views of the Convent from our hotel balcony | And you can get Huge Ass Beer on Bourbon Street
15: There was a police funeral and the street was filled with blue motorcycles and blue uniforms
16: The streets were hosed down in the early morning | Painted trollies all over town | Parade float
17: City Sights French Quarter Balconies | St. Louis Cathedral | Cafe du Monde, where Beth ate too many beignets.
18: More city sights
19: Houses seen on the garden tour | The Wedding Cake House
20: 9th Ward: Rebuilding after Katrina | Fats Domino's House
21: Self sustaining homes | A commemorative sculpture
22: Plantation visit After Ed's conference, we did some touring together
23: Boat ride in the Bayou
24: It was very peaceful; it was hard to believe that Katrina had torn through here.
25: We were up close and personal with the alligators
26: In April we stayed at the Saugerties Lighthouse in the Hudson River.
27: Patrick, the lighthouse keeper, made fabulous vegan pancakes for breakfast.
28: The PDSA Conference was in Orlando this year | Jamie and Caroline | Joan and Barbara spoke | Joan's book signing
29: Beth, Ed, Jamie | Victoria | Will and Judy | Karen, Beth, Susan
30: After the conference we went to Universal Studios with Jamie. Ed and Jamie rode this crazy Hulk. Beth stayed on the ground.
31: We rode the elevated train in Zeussville | and found Bliss Street
32: Etana came to Orlando, too. | The album would not be complete without trains. | Little lizard
33: Walkway Over the Hudson | Ed and Dana went on opening day
34: Ed went on a bike trip on the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal
35: The trip was about 7 days long and they saw a lot of pretty scenery
37: Atlantic City | We took the train down and spent a day in the fall.
38: A groundhog made her home under our deck. We enjoyed watching her go back & forth to gather hay for the nest. | We also enjoyed a large variety of flowers throughout the spring and summer.
39: There was some beautiful snow
40: In August, we went to help Tova and Jason assemble the crib for their first child, due any day...
41: Zoe Marsha Appleson arrived on September 2, 2009 This made us GRANDPARENTS
42: Zoe's first day and going home
43: Early weeks
44: Watching her grow and change so quickly was amazing.
45: The Stroffolino and RR swing bridges opening for a boat. | Tim Shields at work
46: Great Neck South Class of '69 40th Reunion Committee | We planned for over a year, meeting over some wonderful lunches at each of our homes. Once Chrissy Psomas visited from Seattle.
47: Some months before before the actual reunion, Donny Vaccino had an art show opening in Fairfield, CT. A small group attended this mini-reunion.
48: The reunion took place on Nov. 9th. There was a gathering the evening before, a tour of the school in the afternoon and the big evening bash. Unfortunately Beth was too busy to take many photos. | Top to bottom: Walter Wantman and Abby Merrill; Cynthia York and Irene Jacobson; Sue Weinberg and Beth Siegelbaum; Debbie Heller and Eddie Rabinowitz
49: Top: Sue Weinberg, Sharon Karmin and Arlene Ekberg; Sandy Rosner | Bottom: Lisa Null; Beth Siegelbaum and June Bennett