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The Not So Hidden Secret of the Aircraft BoneYard

The Not So Hidden Secret of the Aircraft Boneyard

I love airplanes! For a brief period, until my money ran out, I took flying lessons when I was 15 years old. I loved being in control, soaring through the air (C’mon I know you are surprised!) I loved the […]

Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Manhattan, the center of New York’s finest bagel shops. When Jim and I go, we know that we are going to fill up on fresh bagels every day that we are there. We love them! My favorite New York bagel […]

Grappling with Tragedy at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Grappling with Tragedy at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

September 11, 2001 The sun was shining, as small soft white clouds floated slowly across the sky. It was a warm day, a perfect September late summer afternoon. I had a long drive, nearly a two hour commute heading home […]

Tombstone, Arizona from Gunfights to Gas Stations - It's A Real Blast!

Tombstone, Arizona from Gunfights to Gas Stations – It’s A Real Blast!

Heading to Arizona in August may not be the smartest thing that we have ever done, and certainly not the coolest, but when you’re going to visit family and have only a truncated amount of time, sometimes there really is […]

Destinations in Oceania, North and South America

Reflections on Destinations in Oceania, North America, and South America

These three continents, plus Antarctica, represent the largest amount of land in the world.  Unfortunately much of it is extremely difficult to get to, and by that I mean financially.  Jim and I have not done any of the Caribbean, […]

Walking the High Line in New York City

Walking the High Line in New York City

Blooms and Relaxation on the High Line Every summer we try and get back to the US to visit family, and whenever we’re on the East Coast one place we love to go is New York City. We don’t like to spend […]

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – A Tour of Gritty Philly

Take a Walk Where You Never Want To Be Philadelphia is a city full of attractions to tempt the tourist keen on experiencing the history of America’s birth. But once you’ve rapped your knuckles on the cool, smooth sides of […]

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