Category Archives: Beach

The Wake – Autumn Boating

From “down the shore,” New Jersey As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā

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To The Beach – Before the First Chill of Autumn

Last week, already nearly a week into autum, we had our¬†last visit to the beach just before days of rains and near 50 mph winds raked the area.¬†¬†A brief ride across the bay here brought us to¬†Island Beach State Park, … 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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Lucy, the Inhabitable Elephant – Margate City, NJ

Recently, we¬†climbed up the leg of this 65′ (20m) landmark to its surprisingly roomy¬†interior, built in 1881 as a real estate promotion on the beach. ¬†“Lucy” is located¬†a few miles SW of Atlantic City, as seen from the “howdah” on … Continue reading

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A Great Cosmic Clock – Perseid Meteor Shower

  The Perseid meteor shower occurs around August 12th¬†every year. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†EVERY YEAR. Above,¬†a so so “capture” from the NJ Pinelands of a Perseid meteor last year ¬†(8/13/15 – 18mm ISO 4000, 15″, f/4, enlarged) ¬†This morning, … Continue reading

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NJ’s Island Beach State Park… Treasures from the Atlantic

Eight glimpses¬†below, and the “Featured Image”¬†above, taken a few hours prior to this week’s¬†Summer Solistice…¬† As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā

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ARUBA… We’ll get there fast, than we’ll take it slow…

About three¬†weeks ago¬†Jeanne and I and some friends took a brief break to this tropical island, a mere 18 miles off the Venezuela (S.A) coast. ¬† Short on time?… just view the twelve images, and CLICK ON¬†for higher resolution. Greeted … Continue reading

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