Due to the derecho last week, it took 30 hours to get to Newark, but it was worth it to see my family and to finally check out this place:
We also went to the Thomas Edison National Historic Park (aka: Where America Was Invented) in West Orange.
This is a where he took naps and pre-invented stuff like the movie camera and portable batteries:
And here are some snaps of his factory and office:
Prototype of a record changer phonograph:
Bonus: On the way out to Newark we flew over a sweet sunset and then a lightening storm that lasted forever. If you haven’t flown above a super active lightening storm at 30,000 feet then you really haven’t seen anything that spectacular.