Category Archives: Technology

A Total Eclipse Family Event – 8/21/17

My wife and I (and Sandy Paws, the dog,) journeyed about 750 miles (1200 km) from New Jersey to see and photograph the Total Solar Eclipse last week, meeting up with most of our immediate family for an unforgettable, awesome … Continue reading

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Power, Cable, Antenna, Lighting, Disconnect, and Sunset

  Just a July Snippit, or – I wonder who snipprd it?¬† As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā

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A Night To Remember: Driving Through a Winter Snowstorm

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† January 22, 1965, 8:30 PM. ¬†I was all of¬†18 years old and casually asked my father if I could borrow¬†the¬†car¬†to go¬†to the “bridge.” ¬†He was okay¬†with that, as the GWB¬†was only about 12¬†miles away; but would … Continue reading

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The Longest Footbridge in the World

(Below is a re-post, originally published here on¬† November 17th 2013 only to be lost¬†in cyberspace 2 months later.)¬† Recently, a friend and I walked across the 1.28-mile (2.06 km) Poughkeepsie (NY) Bridge; built in 1889 as the first railroad … Continue reading

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Automotive Perfection – The Jaguar XKE

This Post Contains Six Images Sandy Paws and I agree: its simple, perfectly sculptured curves make this arguably THE most stylistically beautiful production-car ever built. We had the privilege of absorbing the awesomeness of several of these classics at the … Continue reading

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Traffic Jam in the Caribbean – Allure of the Seas, Part Two

Short on time? Just browse the images. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† There are six in this post. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†Click on any to show its full resolution.¬† ¬†Morning, a few years back, we were ¬†approaching our slip assignment for¬†Saint … Continue reading

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Aboard the Largest Cruise Ship in the World: The Allure of the Seas

Short on time? Just browse the images. ¬†There are fifteen¬†in this post. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†Click on any to show its full resolution.¬† In 2011, we¬†had the privilege of spending a week on this newly commissioned Royal Caribbean mega-ship as … Continue reading

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