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Category Archives: Americana

  Saturday was my birthday and I drove up to Mystic, Connecticut with my family for an overnight excursion.  The travel was horrific, especially on the way up, but the rest of the weekend was a brilliant success. We had a great afternoon at the Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea, and then […]

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  Once upon a time New York had basically two forms of portable coffee cup: styrofoam and the Anthora: “Anthora – We are happy to serve you” by Dan Bluestein – We are happy to serve you. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Nowadays you do not see much of either. Styrofoam is […]

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  Much like Ohio State,* Catholic University proudly insists on the “The” and its full name – The Catholic University of America. I became acutely aware of this when I had the pleasure of attending their graduation ceremony in Washington D.C. last month in honor of my niece. The building above is the National Shrine of […]

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  The circumstances that led to me posting this today were entirely fortuitous. I planned another pre-dawn excursion to NJ ot shoot the sunrise, starting at a location in West New York that I will feature soon, followed by a stop in Weehawken to get another view of the Manhattan skyline. I knew that Hamilton […]

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  Following through on a rare double post today – here is an early morning shot of the Walt Disney World Yacht Club Resort (outside of Epcot) taken from across the water at the Boardwalk Resort.  These resorts are extremely photogenic, and in my view are the most conveniently located resorts in all of Walt […]

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