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On The Road to Tobacco Bay, Bermuda

Last week, we cruised to Bermuda from NYC on the 145,000 gross ton Norwegian Breakaway. Day six of this family vacation brought us to St. George via the ferry  and a short walk to Tobacco Bay, on the far north … Continue reading

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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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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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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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ARUBA… We’ll get there fast, than we’ll take it slow…

About three weeks ago Jeanne and I and some friends took a brief break to this tropical island, a mere 18 miles off the Venezuela (S.A) coast.   Short on time?… just view the twelve images, and CLICK ON for higher resolution. Greeted … Continue reading

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Exploring Eastern Utah – “Adventures Club” (Prelude)

Last week, in just four days between Thursday and Sunday,  our son, daughter, and her 7 year old son, and I, absorbed a bucketlist worth of memories in remarkably phenomenal Utah, USA.   Arches and Canyonland  National Parks; Natural Bridges National Monument; Glen Canyon/Lake Powell National Recreation … Continue reading

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Before Summer Goes…. A Look-Back at the Beginning

Island Beach State Park, New Jersey – June 22, 2015 Morning, in an area accessed by the “Fisherman’s Walk.”  “Fisherman’s Walk” offers an exceptional experience,  traversing a quarter mile (~400 m) of native fauna and wind-swept dunes between Barnegat Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. … Continue reading

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