Category Archives: Daytrip

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 ūüôā

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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, (Two) – Magnificent Summer Cottages in Oak Bluffs

  These¬†colorful unique cottages date back to the late¬†nineteenth¬†century¬†within a community of¬†picket fences, pocket parks, and even an outdoor tabernacle. They¬†are¬†found in an intriguing area of¬†shaded¬†narrow¬†streets and pathways ideal for walking. In addition to pondering the value of being a … 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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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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A Few Favorite images

A few previously unpublished images from the archives – or – what to publish when you are¬†a.) too busy, or b.) at wit’s end (end of wits?) to create anything else! Thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā … Continue reading

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Pine Barrens, Lost Railroad and Civil War

A few weeks ago, ¬†I explored a small but typical part of¬†an abandoned single track railroad constructed in the early 1860’s. It transverses¬†the New Jersey Pine Barrens, an immense area of¬†1.1 million acres of sandy soil¬†characterised¬†¬†by¬†oak and pine trees, cranberry … Continue reading

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