Fun Two Weeks Spent in New England!

Just got back from a 2 week vacation visiting New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The trip was planned so we could attend our grandson, Ryan’s graduation from West Point. It was a weekend filled with parades, awards and commissioning ceremonies. After a month’s break he will spend 3 months in Signal Corps training in Georgia, before being stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington. We are very proud of his achievements and look forward to seeing him more often now on the West Coast.

Following the graduation we toured the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. It was very inspirational and worth a whole day to see. Then we spent some time in Marblehead, MA (near Salem, MA). Saw some of my “witch” ancestor’s graves and the Peabody Essex Museum, along with other historic sights. We also saw the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston. Finally, we spent 3 days at a lakeside cabin in Middlefield, CT. Very relaxing and the perfect end to a fun little vacation.