Tag Archives: ocean

There’s more to Florida besides Disney World!

The Magic Kingdom acts like a huge magnet to anyone with children, especially for families planning a trip during the winter school vacation time. Marketing for all the major Orlando attractions is very strong, particularly in the Northeast, and few … Continue reading

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Time to Plan your Fall Foliage Trip

Despite the drought conditions in the Midwest, the New England rain this summer was adequate and the projections for the fall foliage is that it will be a spectacular show. Yankee Magazine keeps an updated Foliage Map on the Internet … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Artisans, Beer, Connecticut, Family, Festivals, Maine, Massachusetts, Natural Must See, New England, New Hampshire, Ocean, Rhode Island, Travel, Vermont | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Community of Bloggers

It’s happened again. I received another award for my blog. This one, awarded by Travelography, is called the 7×7 Link Award and lists 7 ways I have written posts that meet certain criteria and reaches out to 7 other bloggers … Continue reading

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The bones tell a story

Five years ago we made a west coast trip from Sacramento to Seattle. At that time my sister Laura was living in Eugene, Oregon and wanted us to meet her in Florence, a town on the coast.  We did some … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Gulls

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Back Street Wanderings

Today I was searching through my photos of our 2010 trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia for a specific location and the play of the warm Adriatic light on the stone walls and terracotta roofs of the city reminded me how nice a trip … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s Good Side

My last post telling about our train commute to New York City from New Brunswick showed much of what is ugly about New Jersey. Many people only have the impression that they receive from the New Jersey Turnpike of the … Continue reading

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Whodda Thunk It…at our Age!

Reading all these adventure travels that the 20-somethings and 30-somethings are enjoying, I thought I would take a moment to share a 50s- and 60s-something adventure. Yeah, a bit more sedate that bunging jumping, perhaps….. In our family we celebrate … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast Beaches

Tropical beaches have a certain allure, particularly in the winter months. How relaxing it is to consider lazing a day away on a crescent of white sand lines with gracefully arching palm trees. But lazing away is all I would … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day-Cassis Harbor

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