Category Archives: Geology

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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UTAH: Day Three and Four – Lake Powell, Natural Bridges and Salt Lake City

  Our four days exploring in Utah, continued early Saturday morning, 11/7/15, at the ‘outpost’ of Bullfrog, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area where we rented a small boat to explore nearby parts of Lake Powell, specifically Moqui Canyon. Later we would view the … Continue reading

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UTAH: Day Two, 11/6/15 – Arches, Canyons and Dinasours

With my son Steve, daughter Holly, and seven year old grandson Tyler we spent the night in Moab, and were beginning our first full day. Now we were in the heart of the Colorado Plateau (Utah,) one of the most impressive scupltured and gorged terrains … Continue reading

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UTAH: Great Salt Lake and Wasatch Mts – Day One

My previous post was a prelude to this short series highlighting our recent four day adventure to Utah. Along with my son, daughter and seven year old grandson, we would experience a memorable, whirlwind adventure. Please click on any of the images … Continue reading

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Church Bay, Bermuda – 6/29/15

Two weeks ago as part of a memorable family cruise,  Jeanne and I visited this little beach on Bermuda’s south coast.  Click on images for higher resolution. Thanks for viewing, and as usual… comments are always welcome. M:-)

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Holy Man Shoos Huge Gull – On The Isle of Capri, Italy

This post contains seven images, and two maps.  Exploring by boat off the south-west coast of Capri, Italy 2011, we sighted this territorial confrontation. … Continuing around the island brought views of rocky shorelines and local boating heritage. … Below: Returning … Continue reading

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The Day After a Night to Remember – Returning Home

See first part: “A Night to Remember” here Click on images and maps for better view It was January 23rd, 1965, and I had driven through the night in a winter snowstorm from New Jersey to Niagara Falls in my … Continue reading

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