So it was our one year anniversary this weekend and we decided to get out of town. After sleeping (well, I slept in, Alison got up at a normal hour) we decided to take Northern Blvd. until it turned into 25E all the way out to the eastern side of Long Island, and from there hop over to Montauk. We stopped at a crazy Chinese food buffet on the way and took the scenic route. Once we were there, it was 5:30ish and stuff was closed but it sure was a pretty drive and a pretty destination. We wandered around on the beach a bit then drove back to Queens where we had a mediocre dinner at some Boulder themed steak house that was more or less like Outback except not as good. It was okay, but not great.
Regardless, it was a really nice day just driving around and talking and hanging out and seeing sights. It was nice to get out of the city a bit and see a part of the state I'd never been to before and hang out with the best girl ever while I was doing it.
Interestingly enough, according to a book I read there's a military base out that way where the US goverment conducted time travel experiments during the Second World War. Not sure how much stock I put into that local folk lore, but it's interesting to think about and there are plenty of military installations in that area including some massive radar stations.
Life is good. What a happy year for me in hindsight, really.
A few random pictures...