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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 flavor fest and medieval merriment

On a sunny day in Lakewood, my eyes beheld a festive day of jousting knights and sword-wielding pirates bringing long-ago eras to life. Even a Captain Jack Sparrow look-alike swaggered into the grounds as part of the re-enactors‘ grand entrance. … Continue reading

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Ready for spring and summer travel

My local area hasn’t been pummeled with a lot of snow this winter season. At least not up to this point. However, the subzero temperatures alone are enough for me to look forward to warmer weather. Memories of visits to … 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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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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Digital camera and smart phone photography

Toward the end of the day in Ocean City, N.J., my phone’s battery was somewhere around 40 percent.  Back in the car and recharging it, I turned back to my DSLR camera for a few more shots.  My family and … 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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