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Walks Above the Susquehanna + Juniata RIvers: Hawk Rocks and Peters Mountain


Steep rocks to the top of the mountain lead to a graffiti-ed rock and a view of the Susquehana and Juniata.

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Start of the Appalachian Trail: Springer Mountain Georgiaa


My trip to the middle of nowhere Springer Mountain to wind my way up the trail to see the start of the trail, which actually must be accessed from a long trail from Amicalola Falls, the Benton MacKaye Trail, or Forest Service Road 42 (which is how I got there).

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Twin Falls Dropping into Georgia's Mountains - Anna Ruby Falls


Anna Ruby Falls is located in north Georgia at a state park called Unicoi. The bigger of the falls (Curtis Creek) is 153 feet. The smaller of the falls (York Creek) is 50 feet. Together with the rock formations and the mini falls in front of it, they represent awesome natural beauty.

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The Mighty Amicalola Falls


At 729 Feet, it's the biggest waterfall in the East. Nestled in the mountains of northern Georgia, Amicalola is far more impressive than you would expect for a waterfall that has over 4 times the height of Niagara, but far fewer guests (guess there's no tourist industry when it's just "Nature" that you're selling). That's fine by me. If you're ever in the Deep South, check it out.

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Rock City: Garden of Stone in Chatanooga


We came for Anna Ruby Falls, but we were blown away by the rock passageways and stonework, which was manicured in a lovely garden with a nice manmade waterfall and 7 state vista view.

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Ruby Falls: Underground Waterfall in Chatanooga


A beautiful underground waterfall in Chatanooga.

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Tallulah Gorge: Northeast Georgia World of Waterfalls in the Deepest Canyon in the East.


Down the stairs to see 2 of the waterfalls in the deepest canyon east of the Mississippi.

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North Georgia / South Tennessee Visits to See Heather's Family


Visions of our trips to the mountains of north Georgia to see Heather's sister Stephanie.

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Ward Family Vacation 2013 - A Visit to North Georgia


All of the non-specific photos of north Georgia and south Tennessee.

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Fort Mountain Georgia - The View from the Top of the Mountain -


A huge state park in Georgia with some pretty fantastic views from the top. Oh yeah... there's also a stonepile that nobody can figure out the origin of - other than Mr. Tsoukalas.

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White Mountains Weekend 2017


Trips to Crawford Notch, Franconia Notch, Mount Washington, and moose watching up and down the Whites of New Hampshire over Labor Day weekend 2017

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Flat Rock - A Steep Walk into the Sky - Tuscarora Trail


Located at Col Denning State Park, this rock isn't very big, but the view definitely is. The hike is over 1000 feet. I figure it's about 1200, which accounts for a 750 ground level and a 2000 foot ceiling or so. Whatever it is (different accounts), it's steep, but it's beautiful.

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Where the raptors soar - Hawk Mountain


The sites we see while wandering up and down this bird sanctuary in northern Berks County (be they birds, trees, rocks, or ghosts!)

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Fall Leaves and Water Lilies: French Creek State Park


There are some good things to see at French Creek. A loop trail around the lake and a trail up the mountain that really isn't that long. Also, there is frisbee golf. Other than that, nothing else comes to mind. Sorry.

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The Extremest of Hikes - Going to See the Incerdible Grandeur at Sullivan Run


Sullivan Falls, Pigeon Falls, Bear Run Falls, and a lot of nameless little falls on Sullivan Run, which is a beautiful but scrambling around the sides trail right next to Ricketts Glen. It is beautiful, but be prepared to go belly button deep or through the brush to move through the creek above Sullivan Falls. This was described as Ricketts Glen before the trails went in, which is sort of true, but it's hard to be that awesome. Still, worth a trip if you go to Sullivan / Luzerne County for the weekend.

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You Ain't Seen Nothing Like the Mighty Quinn Run


Thank you very much to Lakeland for showing me the land beyond Heberly Run, which features some small, but really cool waterfalls that you must ascend and descend to see (like Sullivan Run). A Very good day indeed!

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Muddy Journey off the Beaten Path to Heberly Run


The rougher side of Sullivan Run (at least for cars) was a journey through mud and bogs on an ealry fall day in 2009. More photos will follow when the weather improves and we can feel warm while treking through the water to get to Big Falls and Lewis Falls. Until then, here is Upper and Lower Twin Falls.

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Heberly Run in Snow and Ice


Waterfalling with Rusty and Steve up in SGL13. A few of the pictures at the end are theirs.

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Heather's first trip to Ricketts Glen in Winter


So many great pictures from so many great photographers! Enjoy. Heather kicked butt on 16 foot Murray Reynolds and getting up about 30 feet to the ice cave in the top section of 36 foot Sheldon Reynolds. A great hike! Thanks for teaching, patience, and drive, Ben Nevin, who is a great climbing instructor / guide.

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My Return to Ricketts Glen in Winter


Once, I never thought I would go back. I sold my ice axe and crampons after getting life insurance and getting rattled at the prospect of a rescue to pull out a young girl who went in unprepared (that could be me?!). Nevertheless, I rebought gear and went in with Steve D. and we conquered the top 4 falls on both sides. The ice was super sweet, and it was a great hike. I can't wait to go back!

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Ricketts Glen Winter - 2008 and Before


The best time to see my favorite PA site to visit. Ricketts Glen - 22 waterfalls of size over a 7.2 mile loop in beautiful Sullivan County. All the same, ALL winter journeys are over for this married man, but if you have questions about what you want to see, just ask. That said, my crampons and ice ax have been sold, so gone are the days of venturing into the extreme and the icy.

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Ricketts Glen Fall


Fall is also a great time to be amongst the waterfalls though there isn't much foliage colors to be seen except when you're entering into the woodlands. That said, there are still a healthy mix of colors here and ther that definitely make it worth your while.

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What Used to be Be the Greatest of Days: Ricketts Glen in Spring and Summer


Spring is great for Ricketts because the greens are so electric. Summer can be really hot and often, there isn't much water coming down through. Rainy mornings are the best. If only I could win Powerball and end up living near there permanently, I would be a very happy person.

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Heather's first trip to Ricketts Glen


May 17, 2008, I took Heather to Ricketts for the first time. The water was flowing more than I had ever seen it flow before. These are the cream of the crop pictures from spring and summer. I hope you enjoy the pictures of that trip as much as we did.

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Glen Onoko Fall 2016: Overcoming the Rust in the Leaves of Fal


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Iced Over: Glen Onoko in Winter


These are the pictures from 2 trips to Glen Onoko in Winter. FIrst is Glen Onoko with Will, Heidi, Zach, and Liam. Liam did well, getting up to the first falls before I stopped him due to steep icy conditions. I went to the 2nd falls for additional pictures. Second is Glen Onoko with Heather and Neil.

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The steep and treacherous Glen Onoko Falls - A new standard of toughness


The final waterfall is the tough one - even if the ones before it are accessed with root grabs to ascend the 60degree incline (and greater) that much of the climb is. Definitely one of the more picturesque trails of PA. You will literally go off the map to get to the final falls - but trust me, they're worth it!

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Spending the Day with my Niece at Glen Onoko


A day out with my niece at Glen Onoko and Jim Thorpe with a stop at Cabela's along the way.

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In the Land of the Molly Maguires (Jim Thorpe)


AThe picturesque town of Jim Thorpe and the Old Jail that you can still visit to check out the historical executions of the Molly Maguires.

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The Lee Smith Birthday - Waterfalls, Monster Trucks, Casinos, Filet Mignon, and Chicken!


The big 46 with my bestest bestest taking in waterfalls, monster trucks, and casinos, while eating filet mignon, and chicken!

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Ithaca is Gorges or Fences - It's All Relative


The waterfalls of the Ithaca area - as many of the 100 in 10 miles that we could possibly get to! Just don't try to kill yourself - they have nets on the bridges to stop you (and ruin the natural view for the rest of us who have no interest in trying to use nature to shuffle ourselves off this mortal coil).

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The Best Waterfall in New York State - Taughannock State Park


And yes, I am familiar with Niagara Falls (but I have no interest to go back to that national disgrace). However, this Cayuga Lake feeding waterfall in the Finger Lakes is not only the best waterfall in the Ithaca area, but it's the best waterfall that I've seen in the entire state.

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Ludlowville Falls - Beautiful in all seasons, but spectacular in winter


About 20 minutes or so out of town and up the lake, but well worth the trip... especially in winter. Bring your microspikes and your bravery after a cold spell. You'll be glad you did.

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Robert Treman State Park - A Trip to Lucifer's Falls


The home of Lucifer's Falls - another great (and huge) waterfall in the Ithaca area.

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The Erosive Beauty of Watkins Glen


Not the racetrack since road racing is only fun if you're Boris Said, Ron Fellows, and Robbie Gordon, but alas... Watkins Glen is a sweet chasm of geological and erosive wonder underneath the Finger Lakes of central New York. That said, it takes forever to get up there.

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Lake Seneca Minus the Wineries


Situated in central New York, this finger lake which provides the water for Watkins Glen and a ton of boaters and birds is quite scenic - even if you're not a wino looking to visit the wineries.

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Stonybrook State Park New York


A beautiful family park on the western side of New York by Dansville.

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Trips into the mountains of north central PA: World's End State Park


Just to the north of Ricketts is Worlds End, a giant mountain that features superb views of the Loyalsock Creek. The path along the way up is very steep and vanishes so that's another issue, but my greatest argument against the park is closing for winter hikers. Personally, we stand by the right and privilege of any free American to take risks (for Abbey's sake), but alas... in this lawsuit happy world of scumbags like Jon Edwards...

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Weekends Spent With The Elk of Elk County PA


For the last weekend of June in 2012, Heather and I drove the nearly 4 hour trek to northern PA's WIlds region to find some really cool elk. What we got was a herd coming through the dark for breakfast on Saturday, weather too cool to swim and to warm to hike, and a lot of great scenery. Can't wait to go back in the fall!

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Thee Place for Extreme Kayaking or Just Hiking - Hornbecks Creek


While we were technically there before (Indian Ladders is the top of Hornbecks Creek), the real deal stuff is from the bottom of 209. There are 3 falls with a gorge in between 1+2 that features a series of 10+ foot un-named falls that make for extreme kayaking fun - time to learn how to do that (and get a good insurance policy and health care plan!!!).

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Biggest Waterfall in Pennsylvania - Raymondskill


And so it was that in June of 2009 we finally tagged the bottom of Raymondskill (3rd visit). Almost 200 feet tall (ff you count both falls as 1), it's definitely a must see - but mostly for what's at the bottom.

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Tumbling Waters - A short walk into the woods - the first waterfall on PA209


The first waterfall on the Route 209 circuit. There is the 2 upper falls and the 1 lower falls, which are all really neat and quite challenging to get at from the bottom. That said, if all you see is the lower falls, do them in summer and check out the glistening green ferns that fill the creekside.

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Trips to Northern PA's Other Mega Waterfall - Bushkill Falls


Yes, it's bigger than anything at Ricketts, but you also have to pay additional funds to get in AND they have this thing about not letting people in to hike during the winter. Personally, in the words of my personal hero Bill O' Reilly, we think that is ridiculous.

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The Waterfalls and Images of PA209


Raymondskill, Tumbling Waters, Silverthread, and Dingman's Falls are all included in this album. More updates in the fall when the leaves start to change!

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I Finally Made it to the Wave


On the 4th time, he made it to see Coyote Buttes and the Wave. WOO HOO!!! The toughest hike ever. All the same, he learned Crash Davis' rule - "DON'T THINK! IT CAN ONLY HURT THE BALLCLUB!"

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Zion National Park - Best Park on the Colorado Plateau


Red Yosemite in all of its glory. If you go there, you will clearly love the Zion Narrows or you're a communist spy and traitor to all that is America. Someday, we're going back and doing the Subway, Angel's Landing, Orderville Canyon, and some of the other slots. Someday.

171 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2010

Real Deal American Ghosts at Mesa Verde


My favorite national park, which is famous for the archaeological ruins that are preserved here. While you can wander the mesa tops and sides, it's really all about the cliff dwellings.

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Where Britney Sang About not Being a Girl + Not Being a Woman: Antelope Canyon


And yes, the Navajos do use this as a selling point when they take you on a tour of both sections of this awesome slot canyon.

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Visions of hoodoos and weathered fins - Bryce Canyon


The best new place I visited in 2007's desert odyssey. The ampitheater is an incredible view and an amazing place to hike around. Highly recommended by the good folks at this website.

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Painted Deserts and Rock Solid Lumber - Petrified Forest


From the NPS - Over 200 million years ago, the logs washed into an ancient river system + were buried quick + deep enough by massive amounts of sediment + debris also carried in the water, that oxygen was cut off + decay slowed to a process that would now take centuries. Minerals absorbed into the porous wood over hundreds + thousands of years crystallized within the cellular structure, replacing the organic material as it broke down over time. Here large jewel-like crystals of clear quartz, purple amethyst, yellow citrine, + smoky quartz formed.

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Hole in the rock park - Arches National Park


Delicate Arch and the scenery of these amazing geological wonders of the Southwest. Over the years, I've seen more and more of it, but the temperatures are just too unbearable to truly spend a day there. That said, I dream of going back and doing the Fiery Furnace.

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Viewed from the Waters of Lake Powell - Rainbow Bridge


We weren't able to do many things during vacation 2010, but we did make it to this place, but before it was over, we ended up getting super sick and going out of commission the whole next day. Prior to that, here were the views of the scenery (Rainbow Bridge!) from Glen Canyon and the dam that created Lake Powell.

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Waterholes Canyon - A Short Trip from Page


Waterholes Canyon is located on Navajo land right outside of Page, Arizona. It costs about $11 to get in, and the trail is actually a rocklined avenue through to the bottom of the fenced in area. When you get there, it's actually more narrow than it looks.

Definitely a fun hike.

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Paria Canyon: Home of the Wave and slot canyons


Everyone makes such a big deal about the Grand Canyon, but Paria is a lot quieter and they have Buckskin Gulch, the Toadstool Trail, and the Wave.

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The Big Walls of the Great Ditch - Grand Canyon


I know I said that I would never go back there, but seeing as I'm going below the rim, I now have an excuse to go back in there.
I still meant it when I said that there is no reason to go to this park if all you're going to do is take pictures of the rim because you'll just want to throw annoying kids, annoying dogs, and angry touristy types over the edge. That said, I'm probably angry to state that.

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In the Desert Solitaire - Abbey's Colorado Plateau


The Colorado Plateau. Soon to be updated again because nothing beats slots canyons and the beautiful meditative silence of the desert except Reese Witherspoon, but seeing as she is not in my life, I'll have to "settle" for the desert.

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On the Road to See the Ghosts of Northern Arizona: Cliff Dwellers Arizona


Right before the Navajo Bridge, you will come to this little stop, and while it's a roadside attraction and Navajo jewelry stop, it's actually a really cool place to stretch the legs and imagine the ghosts of great warriors come and gone as you marvel at the rocks and houses built up against them.

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Ute Mountain Tribal park: A day with the Ancient Spirits:


The unspoiled Native American run part of Mesa Verde, which is really cool, but you're at the mercy of where the Utes want to take you. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but it's not a guarantee what you're getting until you get there.

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The Great Big Hole in the Arizona Landscape - Meteor Crater


The tourist trap that is the first proven meteor strike of serious magnitude on our planet - and what a big hole it is!!

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Getting Lost in Abbey's world - Canyonlands National Park + Newspaper Rock


The Utah equivalent of the Grand Canyon in all of its above the river glory, which is to say it's basically a nice view, but a long drive out into the middle of nowhere. Someday, we're going to do the Grand Gallery and see the sights from the floor of the canyon. Of this, I dream!

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The other park of the Colorado Plateau - Capitol Reef


For what is there and what is the geological wonder of this national park, it's a great place to visit once, but as a fellow traveller asked me, "what's there?" not much if you're not a rock hound scientist, but it's definitely worth 1 visit - esp. if you like picking all the fruit you can eat from the orchards.

22 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2007

The Secret World of Clear Creek Canyon


North of Phoenix is a creek that you can wander and hike / swim through. It's pretty peaceful, but in all honesty, it's more about flyfishing than it is about hiking.

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In the City of Sin: Las Vegas PIctures


Pictures from Heather's 40th birthday trip to Las Vegas for fun and excitement. At least there was excitement, adventure, and $3 in gambling.

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Standing on the Edge of the Hoover Dam


Lake Mead boat tour, down into Hoover Dam, and up above Hoover Dam... our trip on Heather's 40th birthday.

58 files, last one added on Apr 20, 2015

Having Close Encounters at Devil's Tower


The fine site that became the backdrop for Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind. Yes, before Richard Dreyfuss did a lame turn as Mr. Holland, he was cool in Jaws and Close Encounters. So to that, I say, "ROY!! ROY!!!" Yep... prayer blankets, native American myths about giant bears and princesses and a really cool geological wonder.

Hell yeah.

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Super Volcano Waiting to Go Off - Yellowstone National Park!


Now that I've scanned ALL of the stuff (instead of just SOME of the stuff), it seemed like it would be a good idea to make these photos into their own album (that and they're beautiful). So see them to inspire yourself to see the real thing before the super volcano goes off and destroys the entire western part of America.

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The Grandest of the Grand Tetons Photos


Since I lost all of my photos in 2000 due to exposing my film, these are the 2002 pictures to make up for those lost pictures.

20 files, last one added on Jul 19, 2014

Nobody Ever Conquered Wyoming from the Left or from the Right


Scowlin' Dick Cheney's home of the Grand Tetons. Yellowstone and Devil's Tower are different albums since they have so many pictures that they need to stand alone!

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The Lure of Honeycombs' License Plates and South Dakota


When I was a kid, I was obsessed with the image of Mount Rushmore on the license plate of South Dakota. When I was an adult (2000), I finally made it to this awesome state. My images are from 2000 and 2002, but hopefully, 2008 will be another chance to visit this great state on the high plains.

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Craters of the Moon Idaho: A Journey into the Earth


In 2002, I drove out west, and I stopped at the really cool named Craters of the Earth. The rocks were fun to play around on, but it was like many things in the great empty west - EMPTY. That said, the natural caves that were buried beneath the debris of geology's forces were really cool.

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Going Out West...


Where they'll appreciate me.
Hopefully, just like Tom Waits sings, I'll look good without a shirt on when I'm hiking the canyons and deserts of all things in the South West and great void between the Rockies and the Sierras.

44 files, last one added on Jul 21, 2014

No One Can Dream a Place Like California


The coast, the desert, the mountains, the cities, the stinky-footed hippies and the anti-2nd amm. behavior of those San Franciscans (although they do have a cool city otherwise). Yep - in the words of Jay Farrar, "no one can dream a place like California..."

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Great Serpent Mound: Ohio's Mound Builders Prize Creation


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The American World of Monuments and Granite on the Potomac: Washington DC


A truly awesome city with so much history and emotion. I look to DC in the summer of 05 as the catalyst to who I currently am politically and personally. I could go down there every couple months and never grow tired of the monuments and museums.

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The Museums in DC


Various pictures from the Smithsonian Museums, which were taken over the years.

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Assassination Chic - The Booth Escape Trail - An Act of Treason Revisited


A work in progress. We start with Ford's Theater where Lincoln was shot. We move on to the Surratt Tavern and the Mudd House with the Peterson House thrown in for good measure. Eventually, as time and money and weather cooperate, I'll get the other stops, too.

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Monticello's Beauty in Architecture and Nature


Heather loves HGTV and I think Jefferson is the greatest president we ever had. Is it any wonder that we went to his former mansion outside Charlottesville?

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Mount Vernon - America's "First" President's Home


Ok, so it's not like Jefferson's home, but it's still nice - save the LONG waits to get into the mansion. And yes, it's true that Washington wasn't really a man of words (we can't all be Jefferson), but it is American history and it has a great view of the Potomac and a cool weathervane on top!

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Washington Crossing Pennsylvania: A Re-enactment for Kicking Hessian Ass


In 1776, General George changed everything by saying to Hell with decorum as he launched an attack on the Hessian garrison at Trenton by taking his men over the Delaware River. http://www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing/ Taking men that were pretty much down and out to the point that some of them didn't even have boots and making Ten Crucial Days work for the American revolutionary cause, George ensured his leadership would drive America to a new place in the world. These are pictures of the Christmas re-enactment of said daring venture.

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USS Wisconsin: Battleship in Virginia Beach


Here's to the hardworking men who fought for this country from WW2 to the Gulf War on this boat located in Hampton, Virginia

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Hampton, Virginia, Air and Space Museum


Just as good as the Smithsonian... definitely worth a trip to see astronomy and memorials to people with the Right Stuff.

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Virginia Beach


Random images from the beach and town of Virginia Beach.

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Virginia Beach Aquarium


Turtles, sharks, rays, river otters, lion fish, and a lot of other cool stuff... We saw it on a rainy day, but it would be awesome any day of the year in any conditions!

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Cape Henry Lighthouse


Located in Fort Story near Virginia Beach - marks on the windows from graffiti left by jerkish visitors. Leave no trace, people. It's simple - really.

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The Gorge at Conkle's Hollow


One of the many joys of Hocking Hills Ohio (like nothing else in Ohio). The gorge is 1/2 mile walk in on flat ground, but it's sweet with the walls and the natural images - even if it's a paved path until you get to the end. Next time I go back, I'm going for the 2.5 mile rim walk, which is supposed to be incredible.

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Hocking Hills Rock House: A Little Bit of Mesa Verde in Ohio


One of the many joys of Hocking Hills Ohio (like nothing else in Ohio). If it wasn't for the green, I'd think I was at Mesa Verde. My photos in the cave are a little dark, but if you go there at the right time, you can get the light shining in for fantastic shots. http://www.hockinghills.com/parks/p_rock.htm They're there for the taking - if you get there at the right time.

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Cantwell Cliffs: Waterfalls, Tight Canyons, and Midwestern Beauty.


One of the many joys of Hocking Hills Ohio (like nothing else in Ohio). There are paths through the cliffs that feel like slot canyons in the middle of the woods. A relatively short trail with some amphitheaters for Native American dwellings.

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The Starting Point for Hocking Hills: Old Man's Cave


One of the many joys of Hocking Hills Ohio (like nothing else in Ohio) - if you don't have to deal with the crowds. There were way too many people there when I went. After seeing this and the dried up waterfalls, I had to say that nature was beautiful, but most people need to stay in the cities - especially if they bring their annoying kids who just clog up the trails.

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Pictures that Almost Weren't: Mad River Kayaking Trip


The Mad River was a learning experience until I went in the river going down a tiny waterfall. Then, it sucked because I thought I lost my $250 waterproof camera. Fortunately, my brother in law found it in the front of my kayak when they recovered it. After that, it was a relaxing ride down a swift current.

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Swatara State Park: Digging for Fossils


While they truck in the dirt, it's still fun to break the rocks and to see if we can find anything. It's also a jumping on spot for the Appalachian Trail

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Southern Lancaster County Forest: Tucquan Glen


A Lancaster County recreational area to play in.

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Green Hills Nature Preserve


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The Country Parks of York County - Nixon County Park, Lakes Williams and Redmon


Not so big hills and a creek that rolls through to view out on the surrounding lakes area go along well with a museum that houses some find taxidermy and some interesting natural finds. The pictures of Lake Williams with ice include bald eagles, who are nesting in the area. Beautiful stuff!

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Susqhueannock State Park + York Lock 12 - Days Spent along the River


These pictures include many of the images that can be seen by driving south from Lancaster to the Susquehana RIver. Susquehannock State Park is a series of views on a cliff with minimal forest walking. Lock 12 has some nice walks too as well as waterfalls.

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The Bald Eagles of Conowingo Dam


Come and visit the bald eagles of Conowingo Dam, which is located about 1 hour south of Lancaster at the top of Maryland on the Susquehana River.

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Elk Neck State Park: Chesapeake Bay Views


Elk Neck State Park is located on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. A very beautiful park with a short walk to a lighthouse.

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The top of the Chesapeake - Havre de Grace


Located at the top of the Chesapeake Bay is Havre de Grace, a nice little bayside town that is more than worth a visit.

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Along the Chesapeake - Annapolis


Valentine's Day 2015 Trip to Annapolis, where it was freezing cold!

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Journeys to the Waterfalls of Maryland


Right now, it's just the Great Falls of the Potomac, Muddy Creek Falls, and Swallow Falls, but someday... there will be more. You can help the cause by sending lots of money. I'm just saying.

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Deep Creek Lake in Maryland: Kayaking and Summer Fun


Deep Creek Lake in Maryland is actually on the western side of the state not far from the playground world of West Virginia's woodlands. Heather and I went with her friends Kelly and Ted and enjoyed the wonderful pursuit of kayaking together... and she didn't even kill me!!!

21 files, last one added on Aug 28, 2011

Far above the Clouds in the Shenandoahs


Multiple trips to the stegasaurus plates of Virginia that begin at Front Royal and head on down through the great state of Virginny...

121 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2010

Smokey Mountains 2016 Vacation


Our visit to the Smokies with Will, Heidi, Liam, and Zach in all its glory.

166 files, last one added on Apr 17, 2016

The Smokey Mountains


Yes, they were beautiful, but no, I really didn't get to see them properly. As is, going with the X wasn't exactly a trek through nature kind of time, but all the same, a definite must see. Some day, I will go back and see Pigeon Forge and Dollywood.

15 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2010

Conasauga Falls - As the Thunder Roars, the Hike Continues


Located in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee, this sweet 30 foot or so set of blocks creates a fair bit of drops from one level to the next. It's not a long trail (less than 2 miles round trip), and it's very manicured, though at the end, it gets a little rougher with debris. Nevertheless, there are stairs to the end, so that makes up for it. I actually ran down the beginning part of the trail and didn't worry about tripping. Coming up wasn't bad, but it is a little bit of elevation. The thunder that I heard while walking down sounded very prolonged and close to where I was. In fact, I thought the angels would bowl me over at some points.

17 files, last one added on May 22, 2013

Honeymoon in + around Elkins, West Virginia - it's not Deliverance


The various photos from Elkins, West Virginia, where Ol' Girl and I went on our honeymoon.

116 files, last one added on Dec 19, 2010

Red Rocks Means Coal Mine Pollution: Douglas Falls, WVa


Douglas Falls is actually polluted by all of the effects that have come from mining way back when. That said, if you don't know why things are reddish / orange, they actually look kind of beautiful. Just don't swim in the water!

54 files, last one added on Aug 28, 2011

The Waterfalls of West Virginia that We've Seen


This folder contains Beachy Run, Dolly Sods, Blackwater Falls, and the Falls of Hill Creek.

206 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2012

Hiking at Seneca Rocks and Spruce Knob - "Away, rain and fog!!"


The 2 big mountains of West Virginia that we took on, Spruce Knob (the tallest) and Seneca Rocks (the one we walked up) are on display here.

86 files, last one added on Oct 11, 2009

We're all Aboard for Ghosts and Insanity at the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum


The site of some serious haunting that was documented by the TAPS guys (soon to be by the Ghost Adventurer wimps), the trans allegheny lunatic asylum ia a really cool spot for psychologists too as it once housed the "not right" (whether they were truly not right or just dumped off by family).

42 files, last one added on Oct 04, 2009

Saying no to terrorism with the ultimate in heroism - Flight 93 Memorial


A powerful statement of America's true spirit and rememberance to the heroes who fought back on that September day.

29 files, last one added on Jun 03, 2008

Walks into History - Wandering Amongst the Ghosts of Gettysburg


The greatest historical site of Pennsylvania, hands down, and you don't even have to be a Civil War buff to appreciate it.

157 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2013

With a Rebel Yell, it's going to take a little longer than we thought - Manassas


Whether you call it Bull Run or Manassas, it's definitely a powerful moment in American history. As the crowds watched and the politicians assassinated the careers of anyone who dared to say that the Civil War would last longer than a modern baseball season, the first shots were fired just south of DC. When it was over, the North was defeated and running back to their homes in the North and the generals were training men to continue a 4-year bloodbath across the hills, valleys, and cities of our country.

31 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2012

Remembering Antietam: The Battlefield and the Illumination


The pictures of the illumination are a little rough, but the sentiment of 1 candle lit paper bag for every dead or injured soldier in the momentous Civil War battle (23,000) is one of honor and commitment, which means a lot to me. Definitely worth the trip. http://www.nps.gov/anti/planyourvisit/luminary.htm

105 files, last one added on Aug 27, 2016

Burning of Chambersburg


The annual tribute to the town that was ransacked and burned down by Confederates in retaliation for Northern aggression in the South. Some Confederates resisted and helped the town in the time of damage and pain. One Colonel actually disobeyed a direct order to do this, and gave up his position. A very powerful dramatization.

34 files, last one added on Nov 13, 2017

The National Civil War Museum


The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA, is definitely worth a visit. If you do Gettysburg, Antietam, and Harper's Ferry, but leave this off your trip, then you're a farb.

15 files, last one added on May 20, 2008

Lots of Deer Used to Run Around at Valley Forge


Deer, monuments, and all the other things that make Valley Forge a spectacular stop on the Revolutionary War trail.

79 files, last one added on Mar 09, 2012

Where I Sort of "Lose" My Fear of Heights" - New York State Festival of Balloons


Tons of balloons and a small town festival vibe at the end of summer 2015.

117 files, last one added on Sep 30, 2015

Philadelphia's Chinese Lantern Festival and Independence Hall


Colorful animals presented in an inflated kind of psychedelic light show way... that and Independence Hall / The Liberty Bell.

A splendid time was had by all.

85 files, last one added on Jun 22, 2018

Reading Air Show; A Day Back in World War 2


Every year, the airport at Reading commemorates DDay with a multi-day air show. In 2013, Heather and i went to it.

52 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2013

Old Time Flight Days Bethel 2017


Old airplanes and $25 a flight to pumpkin bomb the world down in the valley in front of the Appalachian Trail on Route 78 in Pennsylvania. How can you go wrong?!!

64 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2018

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park


79 files, last one added on Jan 27, 2019

Lehigh Valley Zoo: Food for the Lorikeets


An awesome day to be big kids at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. We got to feed the giraffes, goats, and lorikeets, and lorikeets got to eat my ear wax!

86 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2018

The Mystery of Our Times: Why You Build a Fort So Close to an Airport - Fort Mifflin


Apparently, there are a lot of stupid questions in the world, but as to having a revolutionary war fort being rendered young in comparison the airport. by tourists.. yeah. Alas, for history and hauntings, this is outside the Philly airport.

29 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2010

Bube's Brewery Murder Mystery


17 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2017

Okefenokee Swamp: Gators with Will and Heidi


Waycross, Georgia, Okefenokee Swamp with Will and Heidi spring 2017

184 files, last one added on Apr 02, 2017

Little Talbot Island off Jacksonville, Florida


North of Jacksonville with Will, Heidi, Liam, and Zac

48 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2017

The Joy that is Florida


NOW!! just the pictures from when I was a kid. See the Ward Family Vacation for the other Florida pictures (and Canaveral Beach as well).

149 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2007

St. Augustine - it's not just a Band of Horses song


We went for an afternoon, and it was a good time. There is a really cool shopping and dining area and a fort, so if you're so inclined in northern Florida...

50 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2009

(Getting) Medieval (on yo butt) Times


Valentine's Day 2015 trip to Medieval Times in Hanover, Maryland, which has a mega mall with lots of stuff to do - if you can find parking.

53 files, last one added on Jul 04, 2015

Atlantic City: Meet Me There Tonight Because We're Stronger than the Storm!


I can't say that Jersey Shore ruined its reputation, but that said, it didn't help it. However, Heather and I had a fun time when we went down for the weekend to gamble and to go see Sting. We also had a fun time after it was rebuilt following Hurricane Sandi since Heather cleaned up on a Monopoly Slot!

84 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2016

Wildwood, Cape May, Stone Harbor: Autumn 2016 Beach Excursion


Cape May can be really scenic and pretty, but Wildwood is still the Joisey Shore. Nuff' said. Nevertheless, it was a nice Columbus Day Weekend getaway... even with the rain.

92 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016

Deep Sea Fishing Wildwood


A fun day fishing in the "deep" seas off wildwood for baitfish! Anyway, it was more about fun and enjoying the day while seeing the sights!

80 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2017

Thar She Blows: Whale Watching at Lewes Beach


A great trip to Fisherman's Wharf Ocean and Bay Fishing and Cruising at Lewes Beach, Delaware. The captain went out of his way to stay out longer so we could see about 20 surfacings and jumpings by this whale. Great day! Not pictured - lots of porpoise jumps, which I just watched.

77 files, last one added on Aug 16, 2015

The Great Falls of the Passaic


Located in Paterson, New Jersey, which no longer resembles the world of William Carlos Williams (it's a run down industrial city in northern New Jersey's New York City over-spill). It's a shame though because the width on these bad boys and their drop (apparently it changes between mid 50s and high 70s) makes them one of the biggest flowing waterfalls in the area (we were told just behind Niagara). I definitely would recommend them, but I would also say to make sure you go in daylight.

16 files, last one added on Mar 03, 2013

The waterfalls of New Jersey


A work in progress as we venture into New Jersey from Route 209 in the Poconos.

18 files, last one added on May 22, 2011

Do You Know the Secret of Secret Caverns


The best part of our trip to New York for the Adirondacks was Secret Caverns where the secret is that there is a 100foot undeground waterfall. Rock and roll in 70's psychedelic fashion is king and life is good as you wander through the undground caverns. Oh, hell yeah!!

29 files, last one added on Sep 14, 2009

Labor Day Adirondacks Weekend


Labor Day 2009 weekend was a camping trip to New York. Here are the random pictures from various places in the Adirondacks.

71 files, last one added on Oct 18, 2009

Following in the Footsteps of my Grandparents - Ausable Chasm


Pictures from 2009 and the late 1930's make up this album of very north New York's state deep walled canyon and river that provide for pictures and outdoor recreation. All in all, it's another opportunity to follow in the steps of my grandparents.

93 files, last one added on Sep 14, 2009

Natural Stone Bridges - Amusement Park of the Adirondacks


I'm sure it means well, but there are 1) too many people, 2) too much touristy hype, 3) too little focus on an outdoor experience, and 4) too much cost to get in the door. The only good part is Noisy Cave and you can see my pictures and video of that, so why bother going?!!

54 files, last one added on Sep 12, 2009

Lincoln Caverns: Huntington PA's Cave


While not watery, waterfall having, or completely filled with huge stalagmites and stalactites, it is a beautiful cave with a good tour if you're out in Central PA.

34 files, last one added on Jun 17, 2013

Through the Waters of Penn's Cave


a through the water cave outside of Penn State. A great place to spend a day.

24 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2010

Pennsylvania also has a Grand Canyon


Attention folks, Governor Ridge and myself would like you to know that Pennsylvania also has a grand canyon. Check it out!!

29 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2008

Tioga County Weekend


At Pete's cabin for the Saturday and Sunday after the Mid State Trail meeting, which snow cancelled. What happens in Tioga tends to stay there.

45 files, last one added on Jul 04, 2015

The Cliff Trail from Raymondskill to Milford - Atop Route 209 in the Poconos


On a 94 degree day, I went up the incline and checked out the sweet views of the Delaware River, which was located below. A lot of sheer drops and some really good views. That said, why idiots need to leave pornographic graffiti on fences boggles the mind.

54 files, last one added on Jul 20, 2013

Haystacks and Dutchman Falls - A Day on the Loyalsock Trail


OK, so rapids it's probably not, but it's still a pretty section (and manicured) along the Loyalsock Trail in Sullivan County PA, which truly is one of the more beautiful places to be.

40 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2013

Ohiopyle waterfall: Carved into the mountains of western PA


My introduction to winter waterfalls. Pete and I hiked out there in 2001 when I took him back to college. Not many pictures, but they're all good and that's what matters.

53 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2010

Seven Tubs - Carved into the mountains of northern PA


Not quite Watkins Glen, but closer to home - actually, it's right outside of Wilkes Barre. A very short trail with minimal incline affords a great picnic with slip and slide waterfall action and heart shaped pools amongst the mountain laurel.

70 files, last one added on Aug 04, 2009

It's about knowing where they are not hearing where they are: Angel Falls, PA


Sunshine, fresh air, dirt, water, sweat, and mud may be the answer to the meaning of life (definitely the spring and summer version), but finding wildflowers is always so much more fun with Heather. Scott Brown informed his readers that if you blink, you might miss the stream to the waterfall because it's such a piddly little thing. It is. Stick to the old trail when the Loyalsock goes back up the hill. You don't want that. Also, if you overshoot it, you'll go down toward a cabin and a fence for a wild area. If you've gone there, you're too far. The brush and the cold streams mean TURN AROUND - don't proceed on!

65 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2013

Hickory Run - Hawk Falls (autumn leaves + winter ice)


Hawks Falls and various nature scenes as driven through and walked to. Not one of the best state parks in PA, but definitely a great little waterfall trail to take for a morning walk - before the hordes of casual hikers descend upon it.

45 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2009

Our Trip to Kinzua Bridge


A huge tornado came and took out this bridge, but now, you can return to see the nearly 300 foot drop into the valley and all of the seasonal colors of northern PA's Wilds.

45 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2013

Pole Steeple - Across from Sunset Rocks


A great view back on the ridge line with Sunset Rocks on it. A much sweeter view of the surrounding area as well. For us, it's about a 2 hour drive out to Pine Grove State Park to take this in.

38 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2013

Several Days at Sunset Rocks


An hour or so past Harrisburg, these views are pretty typical for ridges along the trails of Pennsylvania. That said, the boulder ridge was sweet. The view from the actual rocks was better in fall than summer - I'm just saying.

77 files, last one added on Dec 25, 2011

Cook Forest State Park: A State Park Stumbled Upon


A sweet little state park in NW PA. Water sports and short hikes abound. Very scenic and relaxing... oh yes... very scenic and relaxing!

67 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2013

The Jack Morris Birthday Weekend (47)


Raystown, the Throne Room, and a roaring fire with a birthday cake at the end! The big 47.

190 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2019

Memorial Day 2014 at Raystown Lake


Heather and I went on a Memorial Day weekend camping trip to Raystown and took in a lot of local scenery. A beautiful place to escape.

61 files, last one added on May 03, 2018

Trough Creek State Park: Rhodos, waterfall, rock, + a windblown trail


The home of Rainbow Falls, which also houses Raystown Lake, some superb views, a balanced rock, and a lot of rhododendrons and mountain laurel. The trail is really not maintained, and frankly, it's easy to get into adventures trying to find the blazes as things that aren't the trail, looks like the trail - not to mention how many trails all run together in one small section of the map. A nice place to hike - if you know that.

109 files, last one added on May 08, 2018

Wolf Sanctuary of Lancaster County


Located about 30 minutes from us in the backwoods by Speedwell Forge

16 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2017

Centralia and Ashland: Where the mines run deep and the fires still burn


The coal fires that have raged under this town have driven out all but the die hards. You've gotta be a die hard to put up with the smell of sulphur.

69 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2015

Wildcat Falls - A Waterfall in the Backyard


Thanks to the owner for being so cool as to not care about unknown tourists asking to see his waterfall (blame Waterfalls of the Mid Atlantic by Gary Letcher). We knocked and he was generous. There wasn't much water, but I can imagine how beautiful the backyard would look after a rainstorm!

10 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2010

The migratory birds of Middle Creek - Some of Them at Least


The massive flight of the snow geese and tundra swans - and some other pictures taken over the seasons as well.

170 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2018

So we went Fourth of July Camping at Little Buffalo State Park


The map says it's just outside of Harrisburg, but actually, it's a little more north. The Juniata River (pronounced JOO NEE AT UH - not JUAN EE AT UH - important note for people from Ohio) runs behind the campground we stayed at and Little Buffalo Creek is a nice manmade lake with a great walk around it.

67 files, last one added on Jul 21, 2009

Wissahickon Gorge: Philadelphia Nature Hike


The crown jewel of Philthydelphia's Fairmount Park. I can't say a lot of nice things about Philthydelphia (save it is Will Smith's home town - "hell yeah!"), so that's actually saying something.

35 files, last one added on Jun 22, 2008

Beautiful Flora of the Philadelphia Flower Show 2017


Heather and I finally made it to Philly to see the Flower Show... definitely worth the trip.

159 files, last one added on Apr 02, 2017

Philadelphia Flower Show 2019


Expensive and crowded... more autumn than spring, but there are some pretty flowers here... especially if you like fall flowers.

106 files, last one added on Mar 17, 2019

Longwood Gardens: The Fountains Reopen Summer 2017


Another great trip to Longwood Gardens for fountains, lilies, and sunflowers as well as the other great flowers of summer.

189 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2018

A Place For All Seasons: Longwood Gardens


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. More specific flowers and Christmas are in different folders.

941 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2017

Longwood Gardens Tulips Spring 2017


A full display of all of the beautiful tulips of Longwood!

157 files, last one added on Apr 30, 2017

Heather's Spring 2014 Longwood Gardens Pictures


A trip to Longwood Gardens in mid-April. After the cold of winter, it was too soon for the tulips, but Heather took these beautiful pictures anyway.

154 files, last one added on May 12, 2014

The Longwood Gardens Fountains, Waterfalls, + Sprinkler Room Pictures


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. Just the 2 fountain areas that are outside.

176 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2017

The Longwood Gardens Orchids


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. Just the orchids

153 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2017

The Longwood Gardens Autumn Pumpkins and the Like


In Kennett Square, Pennsylvania... an awesome place to check out.

7 files, last one added on Dec 29, 2011

The Longwood Gardens Water Lilies


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. Just the water lilies

157 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2017

The Longwood Gardens Hibiscus Room Pictures


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. Just the hibiscus room, which also includes roses

97 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2017

The Longwood Gardens Stargazer Pictures


In Kennett Square, Pennsylvania... an awesome place to check out.

20 files, last one added on May 13, 2014

The Longwood Gardens Tulip Paths


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. The tulip paths of April.

125 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2013

All of the Longwood Gardens Night Lights by Bruce Monro


Southeastern PA's flower capital. A comparison of pictures of flowers in bloom versus those about to bloom over time. Bruce Monro's 2012 night light show.

20 files, last one added on Aug 18, 2017

Random Tiffany Haddish Approved Groupon and Cheap Stuff Fun Days


Various things, too small for their own album, so they go here!

47 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2020

Parkinson's and Other Charity Walks


Random charity walks

34 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2019

Relaxing Days Now that the Ponds are Completed!


Just pictures of the big waterfall / pond's creation.

275 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2020

A New Home for Dan and Heather


Heather's major changes and renovations with some of my help thrown in (all that HGTV paid off in creating HGTV2). Thank you, Obama, our families, friends, and all those who made this a great place to grow old in.

330 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2019

An enjoyable day in the gardens of our house


Because the house folder was getting big and the outside of the house was turning into Longwood Gardens North.

872 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2020

In Memory of Less than a Week of Beauty - The Now Deceased Peonies of our Garden


Our peony bush seems to flower more every year... well worth the wait for 5 days of glory.

60 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2015

Gazing at Stars: Heather's Stargazers


The most beautiful flowers in the late summer garden

55 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2018

Artsy Flowers of My World - a Garden in Black and White


An experiment in black and white with flowers that show contrast in 2 colors and the shades between them.

124 files, last one added on Oct 18, 2015

Amish Paradise (Living in 1)


good ol' Ephrata, PA - smack dab in the middle of Amish country.
We been spending most our lives
Living in an amish paradise
Were all crazy mennonites
Living in an amish paradise
Theres no cops or traffic lights
Living in an amish paradise

201 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2018

Ephrata Rails to Trails


All of the images that people can see along the Ephrata to Warwick and on to Lititz Rails to Trails.

313 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2020

Baby Owls and Night Herons of Ephrata


An album filled with pictures of our newest Ephrata Park residents, who (HOO!) show up as winter releases its hold on Amish Paradise.

111 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2018

The Great Ephrata Sinkhole of 2016


Nothing like waking up to a huge 30+ foot deep hole 200 feet up your block. Thanks to the town of Ephrata and the construction crews for fixing it quickly and well!

11 files, last one added on Jan 22, 2017

Right Next Door to Ephrata - Akron Park


A nice big series of playing fields with a relatively flat loop around the park.

11 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2016

Long's Park Lancaster: Quick and Quiet Nature Stroll


A relatively small, but very flat loop that allows people to hang out with the ducks and the koi in a very nice part of Lancaster by Park City Mall.

27 files, last one added on Oct 17, 2015

Lake Bigler: Sam's Paradise


Sam's pride and joy in all of its glory

11 files, last one added on Aug 14, 2015

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail


14 miles along the Susquehanna and growing!

61 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2018

Ephrata Cloister - proud to be displaying where people didn't have sex


Proudly displaying the great American tradition of "don't have sex EVER - just pray and wonder why your membership is vanishing (like the Shakers before them)," the Ephrata Cloister represents a great life for monk committed to self sacrifice and ritual abuse (hard beds, lack of food and sleep) to prove that he / she can get closer to God for it. Not that we're preaching, but frankly, we think there are better ways to do that.

29 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2011

Hans Herr House - the oldest house in Lancaster County


Hans Herr House is the oldest house in Lancaster County, hailing from the early 1700s. Very picturesque and rustic, it makes a fun day out.

34 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016

James Buchanan's Gravesite and Historic Places


18 files, last one added on Nov 07, 2017

The quick walk around Lancaster Central Park


Lancaster Central Park is a nice place for a quick walk, which makes it an ideal escape if we don't feel like driving on a day we want to get out of the house.

12 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2011

That Pet Store: Fun in Store for Animal Lovers


A trip with my niece Chloe and my nephew Quinny to That Pet Store in Lancaster.

25 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2015

Short Hikes to Steep Cliffs, Geology, and a short hike: Money's Rock


a quick hike outside of Ephrata with a big drop rock wall.

89 files, last one added on Aug 16, 2017

Fort Hunter Stately Mansion


31 files, last one added on Nov 07, 2017

Crystal Cave: Stalactites in Kutztown


Located in scenic Kutztown area... something like that at least. A small cave with some nice formations.

6 files, last one added on Mar 21, 2014

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