Category Archives: Daytrip

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 ūüôā

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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 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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