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January 10th, 2019

Return Japan

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I was supposed to fly out on Delta, but the plane was delayed arrival to Newark, hence would not make connection at Detroit for flight to Narita, so I was transferred to United. Direct flight! Yippee!

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When the United flight actually took off...

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Newark from above

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Narita Skyliner train from Narita airport to Nippori station

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Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve

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2018-12-29 (Sat) with Dad

Nice for a short hike (walk) on an overcast day, and even prettier in spring.
Walking counter-clockwise, enlarge map held by Dad

3 trail markers marks the start

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The lake with narrow pennisula cutting across it

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Dad on a bridge

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Upper left trail mark means turn left

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Upper right trail marker means turn right

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The lake with ducks

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Pretty white birch trees catching the sun

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Bergen County Road Bridge built in 1930

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Huge Estate across the street

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Circular branch

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2019 Trends -- Mens Kimono

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According to the Farmer's Almanac of 2019, Men's Wear Daily predicts kimono in muted blues and grays for men. (Seriousy?! In the US?!)

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Bookshelf from my undergraduate days at RU

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2018-12-26 (Wed)

Bookshelf from my undergraduate days at RU

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Detail of The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi and Arrowroot, written by Tanizaki, and translated by Anthony H Chambers

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Merry Christmas

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2018-12-25 (Tue)

Table Centerpiece by AF

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Mother's Favorite Tea (Dimbula)

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Silas Condict Park

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2018-12-23 (Sun)

The Map

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Starting out at topmost parking P

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Overlook from topmost spur trail

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The detail of NYC in the distance

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Bow Hunting Season

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The hikers

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The historic casino on the reservoir (see map)

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Scenic View Overlook from Challenging part of the trail (lower left loop on map)

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Cave tunnel

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Looking across to casino from bottom right loop on way back

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Christmas Party @ Bro's

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2018-12-22 (Sat)

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2018 Kimono November Week 4

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2018-11-30 (Fri) @ Niiza

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2018-11-28 (Wed) @ Hospital, Asakusa, Torihachi
(Was in Western clothes, the kimono pic is from a few years ago)

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2018-11-27 (Tue) @ Bunkyo

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2018-11-26 (Mon) @ Tea Lesson (actually @ home after)

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2018-11-25 (Sun) @ Kichijoji "Sometime" Jazz Bar

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