Category Archives: Daytrip

Rebirth in Great Smoky Mts. – Serenely Beautiful

    See updated version of this post (with Zoom In capability)  here A wonderful five mile one-way roadway just east of Gatlinsburg, Tennessee, in the foothills of Mount LeConte, the third highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains, at … 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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The Hudson River, Presidents, and Ghosts

A while back I pondered the source of the Hudson River, coursing 315 miles from the slopes of Mt. Marcy, (the highest peak in the Adirondacks of New York State,) to the southern tip of Manhattan. So I went there! … Continue reading

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 On LBI – Barnegat Light, N.J.

Barnegat Lighthouse is on Long Beach Island, New Jersey As usual, click on or “finger stretch” for closer look, and thanks for viewing. Always looking forward to your comments. M 🙂

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Perspectives: A Jersey View of the Always Dynamic Big Apple!

This post contains ten images from “President’s Day” last week, underscoring the dynamics of a magnificently changing Manhattan skyline, driven by decades long, mind-blowing construction.    As Robert Plant once sang: “Ohh, …it makes me wonder…” Thanks for viewing. Click on or “finger stretch” … Continue reading

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Hanging Out on a Warm February Day – Weehawken, NJ

  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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