Tag Archives: Nature

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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A Valley Forge nature hike turned architecture stroll

The first of my two hikes this month was at Valley Forge National Historical Park and going into that weekend, weather was a concern. Would it snow or not? Luckily, no snowfall came out of our forecast; it was sunny … 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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A vintage find, delaying photo heavy posts, honoring Ansel Adams

As someone who loves photography, I also have a casual interest in vintage cameras. I don’t have a collection of them, but always wished I could find some small camera from the 1950s. During a recent visit with my best … Continue reading

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Slow year of travel in 2016, plans for 2017 and beyond

This past year hasn’t been too exciting in terms of travel, after it turned out that I couldn’t make it to Sicily. What happened was that the money for the England trip, for whatever reason, couldn’t be applied to Sicily … 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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