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And So It Begins…

Starting tomorrow, hopefully at some early-ish hour, we begin our bazillion mile cross country trip. As you can see by the map we’re being a bit ambitious, but it’s easier to be over ambitious and have to pull back the reins than it is to dream too small...

Necessary Respite

We have arrived for our little anniversary getaway at the Windswept Motel in Point Pleasant, NJ. A little closer than our usual LBI trips and unusual in that we’ve never been here before. So instead of old familiar we’ll have some new, unknown adventures....

A Thing of Substance

Or what a way to spend a week of vacation… You may recall that some months ago we purchased some reclaimed Douglas Fir porch posts. The posts, which we had milled at a full 6 x 6 were to be used to replace the rather scrawny 4 x 4 posts (see the picture to the...

Marcy Plans and Algonquin Dreams

Lead us to the Wright stuff We’re just back from the high peaks region of the Adirondacks putting a period on a two week long vacation that has taken us from Washington D.C. to Weirton, WV, Niagara Falls, Canada, and finally Lake Placid, NY. Sounds like a crazy...

Waltonian Island Wonders

Where four days and three nights equal one wonderfully long vacation… Saturday morning we packed the car, put the canoe on top and headed to Lake George in the southern part of New York’s Adirondack Park. Four hours later… Wow! Waltonian Island is...