Portsmouth NH

After our sub visit we went to downtown Portsmouth for a bite to eat. I have to say that Portsmouth is one of my favorite NH places.

View up Congress Street.

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Crump boy!

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JMan.

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Corner of High and Haven.

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iPhone panoramic parking garage fun. This is one of those just because you can shots.

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March madness days 1, 2 and 3

March madness brought us to Jess’ parents in NJ. Here’s a running stream of activities.

Day 1.

Time to Kilm.

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Day 2.

New York trip.

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4 in a Prius!

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Yellow Cab.

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FAO Swartz.

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The Promised Land.

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The Central Park Zoo.

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Last known photos of JMan.

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Back in Central Park.

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Day 3.

The Liberty Science Museum.

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Avatar Exhibit.

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Link Shack model.

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The boys.

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Character models.

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Prop gun.

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Giggle switch!

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Jess and GMan in the Touch Tunnel.

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JMan and light wall.

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Liberty State Park.

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The entire NY sky line and more.

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Remember when.

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Johnny Rockets

Just checked out the new Johnny Rockets’ in Acton MA. The new burger “New England Squealer” is good but the acoustics leave a lot to be desired. This place is one hard surface!

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Come for the burgers and hope it’s quite.

Rockets’ on a wet March night.

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GMan and his Malt.

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Glow bowling

How do you put a new twist on a old game? Simple, turn out the overheads, turn on the blue lights and add a little neon paint.

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GMan getting ready for a strike

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Me and my better 1/2

JMan

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See Science Center Manchester NH

Yesterday was a great day for hanging out indoors. While my better 1/2 was at work (yes on Sunday) I took the kids and headed north.

The See Science Center has many interesting exhibits for kids and adults alike. It has a really nice Lego display of the mills in Manchester as there were at the turn of the century (1900’s that is). Cool to think that folks still work in them today.

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The above is my office!

Here’s GMan having fun with Lego’s

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JMan gets a new do! This exhibit shows how a airplane wing works. However, JMan wanted nothing to do with that.

GMan checks out the vertical guitar.

JMan plays with power.

JMan making electricity.

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The next time the power goes out we’re getting one of these!

Mexican Irish Resturant

Here’s a combo you don’t see every day, Carlos O’Conners, a Mexican Irish Resturant on Monmouth Street in Red Bank NJ. If you ever get down here its worth a visit. Good food and friendly staff.

Front door.

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Inside shot one 1/2.

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The other 1/2.

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Menu cover.

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My better 1/2.

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Derby Street Book Store

When in Salem you have to visit the Derby Square Book Store. You’ll be a while browsing the shelves, but if you can’t find a book here stop reading!

I think the structural integrity of this shelf is under a little pressure.

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Which one!

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Like I said….it’s in the middle row 75 or so from the end.

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Book end anyone?

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It’s a wave in a book store.

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Through the looking glass.

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Summer and ice cream

Warm weather is made for ice-cream. Here’s a nice little spot we found on rt28 between Old Forge and 90.

Kayuta’s

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JMan and his M+M ice-cream.

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The only down side is the cars zooming by on 28! Other than that it was great. BTW white siding and red roofs are very popular up here. See Greasy Spoon.

Freedom Trail

Today we had a firsts. We visited Bunker Hill Monument and walked down the Freedom Trail to the USS Constitution. The weather was great and we all enjoyed the great outdoors.

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Freedom Trail

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Gate 1