Category Archives: Adventure

After Dark

A chilly but ever so peaceful evening sail on Barnegat Bay in November As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂  

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Changing Seasons and Summer Memories

Eleven years ago this week, returning to New Jersey from a business trip to Rhode Island, I stopped by this charming little 19th century coastal community known as Watch Hill, RI. Among the shuttered and closed buildings was this Book and Tackle shop … … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard – Gay Head (Aquinnah) Lighthouse

This past week we visited Martha’s Vineyard, a quaint, picturesque island just off the southern coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts  A few more photo highlights of our ~48 hour visit will be posted shortly. Credits: Wikipedia, The National Park Service, and Wampanoug Tribe info panels. … Continue reading

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Heading Out for a Day’s Catch – Early Morning Photography

From a Sea Doo’s perspective at 6:15 AM today, Barnegat Inlet, NJ  July 12, 2016 As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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Roosevelt Island Tramway – New York City

Thanks to our friend Jessica, a resident of remarkable Roosevelt Island, Jeanne and I enjoyed riding The Roosevelt Tramway located just north of the Queens Mid-Town Bridge, aka the 59th Street Bridge, aka the Ed Koch Bridge. This Post contains … Continue reading

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Mercury Transiting the Sun, today 5/9/16

About 8:58 AM EDT this morning, Mercury (The round black dot) is seen beginning its transit in front of the sun. (Sunspots are visible above.) Image at about 600 mm f 6.3, 1/400 sec, hand held.  As usual, click on … Continue reading

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The Last Vestiges of Winter?

Downstream of Ramapo Lake, New Jersey …As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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