Category Archives: Flickr

Celebrating the art of photography throughout November

As someone who enjoys writing, I know about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge to finish literary work. That’s a goal I’d love to reach someday, including nonfiction novels with a travel theme, as well as other genres. I’ve … 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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Ready for spring and summer travel

My local area hasn’t been pummeled with a lot of snow this winter season. At least not up to this point. However, the subzero temperatures alone are enough for me to look forward to warmer weather. Memories of visits to … Continue reading

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Further exploring on the SS United States

The past year brought about several favorite travel experiences, from local to international. For my first post of 2015, I thought I’d write about revisiting the S.S. United States for another photo tour. This was my favorite local excursion of … Continue reading

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Leaving Ireland with hopes to return

We had an early check-out time the next morning from Trinity College Dublin. Several campus students would be providing us with bagged up on-the-go breakfast: fruit, yogurt and juice boxes. Our group was scheduled to be at Lincoln Gate by … Continue reading

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More preparing and Ireland sightseeing ideas

Since my last post about my upcoming global studies, I did some more browsing for items I’ll need for traveling to Ireland. Sears, Boscov’s and Macy’s websites gave me a few ideas regarding price ranges. However, it was better that … Continue reading

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A trip to NYC for Steinbeck classic on stage

The first time I saw a Broadway show led to an interest in seeing more great stage performances around New York City. As an undergraduate at Cabrini College, I went on bus tours to take in several shows. This was … Continue reading

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Exploring inspirational Ridley Creek State Park

A recent visit to Ridley Creek State Park, although only exploring a small area of it, was very inspiring. Walking from a parking lot near a small bridge, I passed a couple of houses with very nature-friendly yards. Bird feeders, … Continue reading

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Celebrating spring, warmer weather

Now that the rough winter has passed, I’m hoping to get out to some local parks soon for some nature photography. There is one in particular that I’ve been through so many times, yet have never actually stopped to explore. … Continue reading

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A photo tour of the S.S. United States

My interest in the S.S. United States began a few years back during a visit to Penn’s Landing for Navy Week festivities.  The ship’s two rusted stacks rose high above buildings which hid the body of it from view.  Aside … Continue reading

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