While A was gone on another recruiting tour with the Marine Brass Quintet, L decided to visit her close friends Jenny and Carlton in Newport, Rhode Island for a few days. They were super hospitable showing L around parts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, and even a day-trip to New York City! (By the way, both Jenny and L are pregnant with little girls; Jenny in the 8th month and L at 7 1/2 months in these photos).
(Above, L on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Art Museum with Central Park and Manhattan in the background.)
Here are some other photos from the trip:
Jenny and Carlton in Central Park with those cute, little, remote-controlled sailboats in the water behind them.
The Brier Rabbit in a cool sculpture.
The famous Radio City Music Hall near Times Square.
And of course, Times Square itself.
And the lovely backdrop of Connecticut. Thanks, guys, for a wonderful time!
On L's return-trip home, she stopped off in Chicago, Illinois for a few days to visit her sister and brother-in-law. Not only did Leah get to see their new, lovely house in Glen Ellyn, but most importantly, she got to meet her brand-new nephew! This little cutie is about one month old, though he's not so sure about his aunt.
Thanks, guys, for opening up your home!