Category Archives: Abandoned

Imposing old ruins at Ridley Creek State Park

After my trip to Valley Forge, the drive home found me taking a familiar road which goes through Ridley Creek State Park. It was shortly past noon and the sun’s warmth took the edge off the earlier chilly wind. So, … Continue reading

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Exploring deeper into Ridley Creek State Park

Waterfalls are a big travel bucket list item for me and they’re also part of what I love about nearby Ridley Creek State Park. So many of these beautiful natural elements are far away; this one is in a scenic … Continue reading

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Upcoming hiking adventures in two local parks and facing the snow

Wintry weather hitting the mid-Atlantic and northeast regions through spring’s arrival sure has made me long for warm, sunny days. At the start of April, forecasts have continued to be dicey; rain and snow symbols showing up on one app … Continue reading

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Thoughts turning to fall festivities and Halloween

Summer seemed to pass by in no time and although I enjoy that time of year, I’m always looking ahead to the fall season. The cooler air is quite welcomed after several months of humid days and nights. Warm tones … Continue reading

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Stony ruins of Delaware Valley

Lonely, old homes and stony ruins fascinate me. They’re hauntingly mysterious in their abandoned state and I always wonder about their stories. The Brandywine Battlefield is nearby, which played a part in the Revolutionary War.  Did soldiers of that time … Continue reading

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Food, cars, music make for festive fall day in Delaware

A ride south along route 113 began the journey to fall fun at Delaware’s annual Apple Scrapple Festival in Bridgeville.  I hadn’t heard of the event until the night before and also hadn’t been to it’s host town.  There were … Continue reading

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Photographing History

During any trip, local or not, one subject of interest is photographing different styles of old architecture that come into view. What makes me take notice to such structures is my interest in historic travel destinations and individual sites. Some … Continue reading

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