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
On “indeed,” the online job site, I found I’m not qualified to be a baker because I can’t lift 50 pounds up and down stairs all day, a theater coach for 2 to 6 year-olds because I lack a teaching certificate, or a parrot caretaker as I have no experience with the birds. But I met … Continue reading Am I Qualified?
What super-sized carrot would have to be dangling from a string for you to walk across this bridge? And if you’re not afraid of crossing bridges, substitute your own fear. And if you have none, well this post won’t mean much to you. For me a year-long guided trip around the world would get me interested … Continue reading What Would You Put Your Fear Aside For?