Category Archives: Lighthouse

Celebrating the Outer Banks and its historic lighthouse move

Warm weather days make me wish that I could take off for a week-long stay at a favorite coastal setting, the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I haven’t been there since June 2004 and stayed at the Cape Hatteras Motel; the … Continue reading

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A memorial for my mom in honor of her birthday

This past week, my mom would’ve turned 65 and as a memorial to her, I wanted to post about some of the things she enjoyed. It was very sudden when she had the emergency which led to her passing. She … Continue reading

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Ways a true love will make my heart race on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, I’m single, yet I have plenty of ideas for how a special someone could sweep me off my feet in celebrating the holiday of romance. Whether nearby or far off, spending time with a love interest in … 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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A road trip to Sleepy Hollow

A visit to Sleepy Hollow wasn’t originally part of my recent trip to New York City, but rather, a spontaneous excursion.  The idea came about when it was decided to take another route through New Jersey to get home.  Looking … Continue reading

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Outer Banks memories inspire future visits

Another season of beach travel is under way and reminds me of past summer trips to coastal areas.  One such favorite destination is the Outer Banks of North Carolina, although it’s been nine years since my last visit.  So, of … Continue reading

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Exploring Cape May and surrounding areas

New Jersey held its annual lighthouse challenge and to take part in the celebration, I went back to Cape May for the first time in years.  Staying overnight somewhere to complete the challenge throughout the whole weekend wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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