Where’s my Backpack has offered an alternative photo challenge again this week. She has asked what does summer mean to me. I am a sports nut so each summer I look forward to catching some games. For six years I … Continue reading
Posted in Weekly Photo Challenge
Tagged 50 Year Project, Baseball, Boston, Citi Field, Fenway Park, Flushing Meadows, Massachusetts, New York, New York City, NY Mets, Photography, Photos, Queens, Shea Stadium, Sports, Summer, Tennis, Travel, Travel Blog, Travel Journal, Travel Photo, Travel Photos, Travel Theme, U.S. Open, U.S. Open Tennis, United States
Sticking with the A-Z archive theme today, here is a photo of Ocean City, New Jersey. Ocean City is known as a family friendly seaside resort and in 2005, the Travel Channel rated it as the Best Family Beach. One … Continue reading
Posted in Travel, Travel Photos
Tagged Beaches, Cities, Families, Family Friendly Resort, New Jersey, Ocean City, Photos, Seaside Resorts, Travel, Travel Blog, Travel Channel, Travel Journal, Travel Photo, United States
I can’t believe that it is February. Time is flying by. And I almost forget about Groundhog Day. The second of February is a holiday in the United States and Canada. According to legend, if a groundhog comes out of … Continue reading
Posted in Random
Tagged Agouti, Animals, Canada, Groundhog Day, Groundhogs, Holidays, Nature, Pennsylvania, Photography, Punxsutawney, Small Rodents, United States
A cloudy, but hot and humid day in Ocean City, New Jersey.
Posted in North America, Travel, Travel Photos
Tagged Atlantic Ocean, Beach, Humidity, Nature, New Jersey, Ocean, Ocean City, Photography, Travel Blog, Travel Journal, Travel Photo, United States
This photo was taken from the car while driving on one of the roads in Concord, Massachusetts last May. I loved the greenness against the cloudy sky.
I keep hearing from my friends in Boston that there isn’t any snow. About a year ago, the entire town was blanketed in a foot of snow.
Today is my last full day in Boston. On Tuesday night I’ll be flying to London. The next day I will be picking up keys to my new apartment. I really can’t explain how excited I am. I look forward … Continue reading
The 20th book I have completed from my 1001 list of novels is Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte. Furthermore this is the second novel I have completed for the Victorian Reading Challenge. In 1847 this novel was published in England and the following year … Continue reading
Posted in Books
Tagged 1001 Novels You Must Read, Book Reviews, Charlotte Bronte, Edward Rochester, England, Feminism, Gothic Literature, Jane Eyre, United States, Victorian Literature, Victorian Reading Challenge
Lately on my walks to work I have changed my route and now I travel by the Back Bay Fens. Since I am usually crunched for time I don’t get a chance to wander around this park all that much, … Continue reading
Posted in Boston, Everyday life, Healthy Living, North America, United States
Tagged Back Bay Fens, Boston’s Emerald Necklace, Fenway, Fenway Park, Flowers, Gardening, Gardens, Kenmore, President Roosevelt, Red Sox, Richard D. Parker, United States, Vegetables, Victory Gardens, Walking, World War II