Category Archives: Maritime

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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What’s been going on in my life

Since my last entry, a lot has been going on that took my attention away from blogging over the summer and beyond. I began to actively seek new employment, mostly applying to jobs via Indeed through the mobile app. This … Continue reading

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Travel memories sparked, goals renewed via Facebook and old blogs

A particular experience that is waiting to be checked off of my travel bucket list was among recent “On This Day” Facebook posts. It was an article about options for staying at a lighthouse. Since the original date I’d shared … Continue reading

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A grand future ahead for the S.S. United States

After waiting for announcement regarding the S.S. United States, I was excited to hear even better news than expected. What I’d heard prior to that was the possibility of the ship being moved from its current dock near Penn’s Landing … Continue reading

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A love of all things maritime

My grandmother, on my mother’s side of the family, always loved the ocean and maritime history. Sailboats and tall ships, as well as lighthouses, made up the common decor theme in her house. From a young age, I inherited her … Continue reading

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