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Went to Central Park Summer Stage last night to see The Guthrie Family Reunion tour. Arlo is touring with 3 daughters, one son, one son-in-law, a bunch of grandkids and his band to celebrate Woody’s 100th birthday. His sister, Nora, was also there, she is the author, researcher and historian, Director of the Guthrie Archives and President of Guthrie Publishing.
It was a fun evening. The rain held off until just after the show ended. Here you have a little slide show with a few other views
As I wrote last weekend…What I Did Instead… Katherine swam in the Newburgh to Beacon swim to benefit River Pool the past three years and I photographed it. That did not happen this year. Katherine simply had no time to train for the swim, way too much going on, so I went to Boston for the Sox – Yankees game. Katherine did go to the swim but instead of swimming she filled my role and shot.
The water was much rougher this year than in previous years and many swimmers commented on that. It was clear a storm was trying to roll in but the swim was just after Noon and it wasn’t due until 4pm so swim they did.
I know that a few swimmers (who are also writers) are readers of the blog so feel free to post a description or send one to me and I will post it (giving credit where due, of course).
They both open in a separate window.Once the music starts come back to this tab and viola!
As expected I could not get to the river today but I will certainly be there tomorrow. In the meantime two blasts from the past.
The first is from the The Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim on 7/25/09. This is before the swim started as the kayak escort was gathering. The sailboat in the background is the Sloop Woody Guthrie, named after the folk singer, Woody Guthrie, the companion boat to the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.
The second is from 12/27/10 the day after the first big storm of last winter when the river was ice filled and the kids were all playing…