Tag Archives: Coastal

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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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 day of surprises in Cape May

This summer brought about another family day trip to the historic beach resort town of Cape May, in part for a foodie event. It was held on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, a victorian era site I hadn’t … Continue reading

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A day in OCNJ

My family loves going to the shore, although we don’t often get together in a big group for beach getaways.  So it was a nice last-minute surprise opportunity to visit Ocean City, N.J. again with relatives from multiple households.  That … 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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