Not long ago, I read an old request on a travel message board. A woman was looking for route suggestions to avoid driving over the Delaware Memorial Bridge – which connects Delaware and New Jersey over the Delaware River – the same river George Washington crossed 70 miles upstream. Having been over the bridge many, … Continue reading My Imaginary Summer Road Trip Begins This Week
I overuse the word “awesome.” Not only that, I misuse it. All the time. According to dictionary.com, AWESOME is an adjective meaning, causing or inducing awe; inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or fear: an awesome sight. exhibiting or marked by awe; showing reverence, admiration or fear. Slang. Very impressive: That new white convertible … Continue reading Really Awesome
I was standing on Potomac Plaza at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD when I took this picture. High on this elevated, immense open space taking in the expansive view of the Potomac River ahead and Washington, DC to the north will make anyone feel like Queen or King of the mountain. Being … Continue reading Views from National Harbor
I live on Long Island where the beaches are beautiful. My town's beaches are north on the Sound and uncrowded, quaint and picturesque. You look across harbors and bays to other villages and can watch sailboats and pleasure boats coming and going. To the south, the beaches are on the Atlantic Ocean and pretty typical … Continue reading To the Beach
Because I've seen several Facebooks posts recently about two bridges that can get confused with one another, I thought I'd nail it down especially for readers and travelers who aren't familiar with the region. Because if you don't know the difference.... Well, you'll see. The first is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, referred to as the … Continue reading Which Bridge is Which?
Looking for something to do this summer? These 3 vacations will give you something to write postcards home about though they don't appeal to me. 3. 8 Bridge Hudson River Swim, NY Swim 1 or all 7 legs of the 120 mile swim starting at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge (which I crossed for the … Continue reading 3 Very Interesting Summer Bridge Vacations That Don’t Interest Me