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Rebirth in Great Smokey Mountains, Zoom-in Version

  There is a wonderful five mile one-way roadway just east of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in the foothills of Mount LeConte, the third highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, at 6,923 (2010 m.) The auto turn-outs allow access … Continue reading

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Rebirth in Great Smoky Mts. – Serenely Beautiful

    See updated version of this post (with Zoom In capability)  here A wonderful five mile one-way roadway just east of Gatlinsburg, Tennessee, in the foothills of Mount LeConte, the third highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains, at … Continue reading

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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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Buffalo, Paris, and Chimney Pots.

Twenty four years ago I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on Chippewa and Main in Buffalo, NY,  and was intrigued by the adjoining roof top of an early 20th century two-story building, rimmed with tens of classic chimney pots.  Years … Continue reading

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Ahh, the Ponte de Rialto on Canal Grande in Venice, Italy and …Seaside Heights, N.J.

Seaside Heights, New Jersey – May, 2014 Venice, Italy – April, 2011  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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Looking Up Perspective!

  No, this is not a thesaurus.   It’s just a perspective!  Wednesday was an unusually cold day for March 22nd, but brilliantly clear as a chance intersection was happening overhead. Around 4500′ (2480 m,) the United  jet was on a base … Continue reading

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A Gleam in the Children’s Eyes – Mickey’s Magic Kingdom

As it was two years earlier with our daughter’s family, we once again had the opportunity to experience Florida’s Disneyworld through the eyes of our grand kids – this time with our son’s family.    …Happy Holidays! As usual, click … Continue reading

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