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Think You Need a Vase? Think Again. Some Flowers are Meant to be Wild.

testingThink You Need a Vase? Think Again. Some Flowers are Meant to be Wild.

The Delaware Water Gap is something special in terms of wind, water, and time. I was much more interested in the wildflowers and weeds that grow roadside within the park. It was a spectacular day!     **** In case the captions didn’t clue you in, please help identify these flowers–even if they’re weeds. Everyone […]

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Waterfalls: Proof that Nature Wins

testingWaterfalls: Proof that Nature Wins

Waterfalls are beautiful, there’s no denying it. Hiking over and through and around one, you realize its force–and that nature wins. Humans can build a staircase to help view the beauty, but ultimately the waterfall dictates that there is something to see; the route; and whether that staircase will stand the test of time. It’s […]

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The Eagle has Landed…Somewhere Else

testingThe Eagle has Landed…Somewhere Else

An eagle’s nest is so deep (how deep is it?) that if a human were standing in it, it would be waist-high. Or higher if you’re shorter. This example is based on a 6-foot tall person, so adjust accordingly to your height. Or we can cut to the chase and say that it’s 8-feet deep, […]

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How the Poconos became the Honeymoon Capital of the World

testingHow the Poconos became the Honeymoon Capital of the World

Sure, sure, the Poconos region in Pennsylvania is pretty with rivers and mountains and trees, but it’s not exactly where you’d think of if asked to name the Honeymoon CAPITAL. I mean, there’s Paris (France, not Texas), exotic islands with drink umbrellas, the Jersey Shore. So how did it get this reputation, aside from self-promotion? […]

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If You don’t Feel Patriotic in Philadelphia, then…

testingIf You don’t Feel Patriotic in Philadelphia, then…

…you’re simply not patriotic. I know, it was a feeble ultimatum. Or clause-closer. Or whatever piece of phrasing. But you get the point. Let’s put it this way: I don’t care for cities. Not empirically, mind you, but as vacation destinations. See, I live in one (Atlanta), and while they all have a different flair, […]

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