Category Archives: Scenic

Imposing old ruins at Ridley Creek State Park

After my trip to Valley Forge, the drive home found me taking a familiar road which goes through Ridley Creek State Park. It was shortly past noon and the sun’s warmth took the edge off the earlier chilly wind. So, … Continue reading

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Exploring deeper into Ridley Creek State Park

Waterfalls are a big travel bucket list item for me and they’re also part of what I love about nearby Ridley Creek State Park. So many of these beautiful natural elements are far away; this one is in a scenic … Continue reading

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Upcoming hiking adventures in two local parks and facing the snow

Wintry weather hitting the mid-Atlantic and northeast regions through spring’s arrival sure has made me long for warm, sunny days. At the start of April, forecasts have continued to be dicey; rain and snow symbols showing up on one app … 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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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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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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