I must finish blogging about New York, because we are in White River Junction, Vermont at a Super 8 motel, staying here until our house is available on June 6, and there is already a lot to say about Vermont. We did ride by the house we've rented for June, a red farm house by the side of the road, with a beautiful stream across the road. I hope to make a walking path beside the stream, being very careful about snakes after having read about the many varieties of snakes in Vermont. Back to New York!
One of our favorite places to eat in New York is Junior's where nothing served is "junior". A cup of coffee is like a quart bowl, and a serving of oatmeal a two quart bowl. They do have some of the best cheesecake.
Saturday, May 21. We all make mistakes about things and I guess our biggest one so far is arriving at the Yankee stadium, which is so beautiful, for our ballgame only to realize, when we saw so few people about, that our tickets were for the Wedneday, May 25 game at 1:05. One consolation, we knew the way, which subways to take, etc:, but a hard lesson learned-always check and double check your tickets to anything rather than just trying to remember.
Our Sunday church experience is unforgettable. We visited the Brooklyn Tabernacle Church and I heard the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, numbering at least 250 singers on this particular Sunday. They are world renowned but of course do very little traveling because of the size of the group. The church is an old theater, refurbished, very beautiful and ornate, with stage area holding the choir seats, naturally, in tiers. The choir, closer to the service time of 12:00 noon, just drifted in and took their seats. All colors of people, all nationalities, all dressed however they chose(no shorts or any thing like that). At least 3000 in attendance-the theater holds that many seats and I didn't see any vacant ones. The service began with at least 30 mjinutes of