It was spitting down rain most of the drive up, but nothing too bad. There was some brief slowness in Delaware (as expected), but the worst part was two big slowdowns at the New Jersey Turnpike.
Still, it only took me four and half hours, all told.
Since Mom is in Taiwan right now, and my sister was with her fiancé's family, my Dad & I bagged on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner and trained in to Chinatown for some noodles at some of his usual spots.
As we were waiting on the station platform, there was a recorded message: "The scheduled 1:05 train has been canceled." We headed back to the car to go home to wait an hour for the next one, when the train pulled into the station. Guess you can't believe everything you hear.
We got to the World Trade Center PATH and walked to Chinatown. It was raining just enough to be annoying.
There have a few Calder stabiles around City Hall Park:
The brightest spot of color on a gray day.
Herve Villechaize-meme sticker thing at the playground in Chinatown:
Look, boss: De rain! De rain!
Then we went to a few other shops (everything like clockwork -- my parents hit the same spots so regularly, there's practically a groove in the sidewalk), then headed back for home. (It was too nasty out to do much other walking around.)
So it was a good Thanksgiving, just me and my dad: