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A concert of nostalgia, great entertainment and peace

As another travel experience to blog about, I’m going to start posting my thoughts on both music festivals and major concerts. I haven’t written about too many of these events in my blogging pursuits. But in some cases, getting to … Continue reading

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A grand future ahead for the S.S. United States

After waiting for announcement regarding the S.S. United States, I was excited to hear even better news than expected. What I’d heard prior to that was the possibility of the ship being moved from its current dock near Penn’s Landing … Continue reading

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A love of all things maritime

My grandmother, on my mother’s side of the family, always loved the ocean and maritime history. Sailboats and tall ships, as well as lighthouses, made up the common decor theme in her house. From a young age, I inherited her … Continue reading

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Further exploring on the SS United States

The past year brought about several favorite travel experiences, from local to international. For my first post of 2015, I thought I’d write about revisiting the S.S. United States for another photo tour. This was my favorite local excursion of … Continue reading

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Flying from Philly to Dublin

The day of departure out of Philadelphia to Dublin finally arrived, along with more clouds and rain. I couldn’t help but feel nervous about that. However, I still had so much to do before I left for the airport; it … 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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A photo tour of the S.S. United States

My interest in the S.S. United States began a few years back during a visit to Penn’s Landing for Navy Week festivities.  The ship’s two rusted stacks rose high above buildings which hid the body of it from view.  Aside … Continue reading

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