Category Archives: Curiosities

Sunset on Sunrise Blvd – Down the Shore

A few hours ago! As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā   Advertisements

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A Total Eclipse Family Event – 8/21/17

My wife and I (and Sandy Paws, the dog,) journeyed about 750 miles (1200 km) from New Jersey to see and photograph the Total Solar Eclipse last week, meeting up with most of our immediate family for an unforgettable, awesome … Continue reading

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Wildflower – 7/20/17

Late afternoon on the 48th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, peace and tranquility abound along the local Rail Trail in Forked River, N.J. ¬†“Tranquility Base here… the Eagle has landed!” As usual, click on the image for a … Continue reading

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America’s Cup 2017 – How The Wealthy Play

Coinciding with our vacation to Bermuda last week, was the America’s Cup Yacht Preliminaries. Although all the 50′ catamarans ¬†are essencially the same, teams have¬†virtually¬†unlimited options as to trimming and power usage, including navigating savvy, and human endurance. ¬†For example, … Continue reading

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Buffalo, Paris, and Chimney Pots.

Twenty four¬†years ago I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on Chippewa and Main in Buffalo, NY, ¬†and was intrigued by the adjoining roof top of an early 20th century two-story building, rimmed with tens of classic chimney pots.¬† Years … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and the Frightened! FOXTROT TANGLE?

This week saw my neighbor’s fenced-in yard as a snowy overnight sanctuary for¬†a small herd of deer. ¬† But was it¬†the nearby Gray Squirrel who¬†REALLY felt threatened? You can’t make this stuff up, folks. In time frame, this is exactly … Continue reading

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Shooting Venus – March 11, 2017

Venus is currently a¬†crescent¬†phase, as it swings quickly along its orbit between Earth and the sun.¬† Venus has been shinning brightly for the last few months after sunset, but is quickly approaching what is called Inferior Conjunction, as¬†it passes roughly … Continue reading

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