Category Archives: National Parks

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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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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Favorite travels of 2013 in photos

This wild winter already has me thinking of fun things to check out as soon as the chilly air warms up with spring.  Now that it’s only a few weeks away, I’m even more eager to get out to various … 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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Filling my national parks passport – Part 1

On a high school trip to Gettysburg, I bought a Passport to Your National Parks stamp booklet as a memento to that visit.  I had a goal to fill it with stamps from visiting as many other national parks as … 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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My Must-See List of National Parks

For Earth Day 2011, I decided to post a list of the national parks around the U.S. that I hope to visit someday for photographing nature. I also shared this on my Tumblr page. Denali Glacier Bay Grand Canyon Saguaro … Continue reading

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