Category Archives: Exploring

PWC on Glass – A Summertime Morning

Miles and miles of smooth calm water – it’s a beautiful thing! 7/17/17, Barnegat Bay, 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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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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1958 Thunderbird – This Guy’s First Car

Seventeen¬†came with the privilege to drive – ¬†a legal license for ¬†liberation, freedom, wondrous opportunities to explore with friends or a date, and a major lifestyle¬†advantage. But it would take 20 months before I would actually buy¬†my very own car, … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1960's, Automobile, Car, Curiosities, Exploring, History, Home, New jersey, Photography, Pondering | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

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 – 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

Posted in 1700's, 1800's, Adventure, Beach, Daytrip, Exploring, History, Photography, Travel, Vacation | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

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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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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