Then I went to Central Jersey because "that's where the action is." (That's what I said to Outdoors Lady. :) )
Fall colors are developing in this area, lagging Connecticut by a week or two.
Because of the early dusk (around 5pm), I had dinner pretty early too, which made it far easier to find a parking space at the restaurant. Unfortunately, that also meant I hit US-1 in shopping traffic. Drat!