A Break In Our Routine: New York as a Sabbath Rest

Central Park Zoo So, if you host a retreat center in the hills and forests of New Hampshire, where do you go when you want a break? Answer: New York! And I’m not referring to the Catskills or Adirondacks, either. Jill and I spent the past weekend visiting our younger son who lives in Queens and works at the Bronx Zoo. (Yes, he really does have a cool job, especially if you like apes.) It was exhilarating to leave behind the restful quiet of Forest Haven for the noise, dirt and borderline chaos of New York City. Hogg Hill Road gave way to the 7 Train, Grand Central Station, and Union Square. Quiet, simple, home-cooked meals gave way to an East Village Tibetan restaurant one night and then to

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Randy and Jill Thompson
29 Hogg Hill Road, Bradford, NH 03221