Tag Archives: Rivers

High Water at the Lower Falls of the Swift River

High Water at the Lower Falls After leaving Sabbaday Falls I headed east on the Kancamagus Highway. The Swift River runs parallel the the Kancamgus  on your left as we headed down the mountains. The water was high and really … Continue reading

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Wisconsin

Land of the Cheese. I’m going to say yes but I probably should say no. I didn’t get much sight seeing done as I was only there a few days. I think I may have touched on the visit when … Continue reading

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Gillette Castle and State Park

The answer to Challenge #3 is….. Gillette Castle in Hamden CT. Here is a post from March 2011 when I first saw the Castle. ********************************************************************** As we cruised south on the Connecticut River our guides pointed out a huge stone building … Continue reading

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Essex Steam Train and River Boat Ride

Just because I’m back home doesn’t mean I’m sitting around resting on my laurels or anything else. No indeed not. It has been a very busy summer so far. I’ve been lamenting that I haven’t once been down to Chatham to chase … Continue reading

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Is There Gold In Fort Knox?

A few months ago I saw a program called Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and the Episode was about Fort Knox and whether there was really  gold stored there or not. Of course they were investigating Fort Knox, Kentucky. I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Into the Sky

Our last morning in Bar Harbor found us trying breakfast at the Cottage Street Bakery and Restaurant because we hadn’t tried any pop-overs yet and they had pop-overs. They also had an outside deck and it looked like we were … Continue reading

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Mermaids and Manatees

Day 3 dawned with overcast sky’s and light rain showers. It was tempting to just crawl back into bed and sleep-in but my time in Florida is limited so that would be a waste.  I was here and opportunity only … Continue reading

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On Golden Pond

I’m sure most of you have seen the movie On Golden Pond with Henry Fonda, Kathryn Hepburn, Jane Fonda , Dabney Colman and Doug McKeon. It was Henry Fonda’s last movie and he won an academy award for his performance. … Continue reading

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The Flume Gorge, A Tale of Misadventure

The Flume Gorge in Franconia, New Hampshire is one of Mother Nature’s Gems and like so many of her wonders, it takes a little effort on our part if we want to experience it to its fullest. The Gorge is … Continue reading

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Canoeing down the Potomac

My friend and co-worker, Jay, went on a terrific  vacation in April. It’s his annual “male -bonding” canoe trip with some of his buddies.  This year was a little different because he was about to become a dad so there was … Continue reading

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