Category Archives: Military

Closing my summer in Cape May

When it comes to travel, I like to have an idea of the sites and events to check out, the dining options in the area.  But I also like the unexpected, spontaneous trip as well.  My latest visit to Cape … Continue reading

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Filling my national parks passport – Part 2

As this year’s National Park Week was drawing to an end, I decided to go up to Valley Forge National Historical Park again for some photography.  Upon first arriving, there was a small plane whose pilot was performing a variety … Continue reading

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A first-time visit to Fort Mifflin for re-enactments

This past Veterans Day weekend brought another re-enactment event at Philly’s historic Fort Mifflin and my first visit to the site.  One of the guys volunteering to direct parking asked, “Are you a participant or watching the re-enactment?”  Of course, … 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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Car show, flea market, 5k run at DCCC

A mix of oldies, classic rock and today’s pop music played for attendees and participants of three events at the main campus of Delaware County Community College.  It was a hot, sunny day as people lined up cool classic cars … Continue reading

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A long awaited return visit to Gettysburg

Until this past summer, my last visit to Gettysburg was at the very end of high school.  Back then, it was a weekend camping trip at Artillery Ridge Campground to follow up reading Michael Shaara’s book, “The Killer Angels,” in … Continue reading

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Experiencing more of Philly

I don’t go into Philly very often, so there is still a great deal of the city closest to me that I want to check out.  Back on May 21, I managed to see some more of what Philly had … Continue reading

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