Dry Dock Motel
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A relatively leisurely start and a good free breakfast of scrambled egg, bacon and sausage, orange juice and coffee.
We had a day to fill before dropping the Jeep back to Newark Airport. There was an interesting area south of New York with a lighthouse, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. We calculated a two hour plus drive through New Jersey. Phil had planned a route ...
... and tented camp that’s still used each summer. According to my father the religious geography back in the 1930s was that Ocean Grove was the Protestant beach town, while Asbury Park to the north was the Catholic one, and Bradley Beach to the south was the Jewish one. Since we were Protestant (although not Methodist) he insisted on going to Ocean Grove for our day trips to the beach. There may still be something to that geography – until recently
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We drove down to Ocean Grove from Philly with one Allard and one little Evans in the morning. It was a steamy hot 90 degrees - a great day to get out of the city! After schlepping the kids with some difficulty from car to boardwalk, we realized that Ocean Grove beaches were closed until noon on Sundays because it's a place with Christian affiliations / heritage. Fortunately about 10 feet from where ...
... caused a small delay. Didn't bother me. What was fun, was watching all the Americans around me go all, well, American. People shouting out to be updated, others wanting to leave the line and demanding they be allowed back in at the same spot later, that kind of thing. So angry and entitled all at once. It never stops amusing me.
After that, I thought I'd slow it down a pace and go on El Toro, the wood framed roller ...
... we had planned on doing.
I can't go into too much detail, but one of the video technicians from KISS's crew was let go, and yesterday was his last show. His parting gift to us was an unexpected image at the end of the show that threw us all off. Needless to say he will never work in the industry again.
Now that the show is over, I am heading to my hotel room to get a couple of hours rest before heading home for a four day break. ...