Category Archives: Summer

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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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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To The Beach – Before the First Chill of Autumn

Last week, already nearly a week into autum, we had our¬†last visit to the beach just before days of rains and near 50 mph winds raked the area.¬†¬†A brief ride across the bay here brought us to¬†Island Beach State Park, … Continue reading

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Challenging to Serene – MV Nautical Environs

Six additional images from our recent visit to Martha’s¬†Vineyard … As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā  

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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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Lucy, the Inhabitable Elephant – Margate City, NJ

Recently, we¬†climbed up the leg of this 65′ (20m) landmark to its surprisingly roomy¬†interior, built in 1881 as a real estate promotion on the beach. ¬†“Lucy” is located¬†a few miles SW of Atlantic City, as seen from the “howdah” on … Continue reading

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A Great Cosmic Clock – Perseid Meteor Shower

  The Perseid meteor shower occurs around August 12th¬†every year. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†EVERY YEAR. Above,¬†a so so “capture” from the NJ Pinelands of a Perseid meteor last year ¬†(8/13/15 – 18mm ISO 4000, 15″, f/4, enlarged) ¬†This morning, … Continue reading

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