Margate NJ is located on a barrier island just south of Atlantic City. Established in 1885, it has seen its share of storms including the most recent Hurricane Sandy. Fortunately most of the homes along the beach were not destroyed, mainly because there is a bulkhead and jetty system in place for protection. After […]
Today marks the 10th year that I’ve been with Wally. The papers on his crate at the adoption event said he was a 3 year old boxer/hound mix. After I adopted him and got all the vet records, I realized that the 3 years that was written was when they shelter took him in. It took almost a […]
I didn’t anticipate the number of people or the difficulty of getting downtown and finding a parking spot . Typically I can leave my house and be where I want to be within 10-15 minutes. But this was different. It was the Women’s March on Raleigh. The anticipated crowd was about 7,000 but the actual total was over […]
In the Northern Atlantic Ocean, hurricane season occurs from June 1 to November 30, sharply peaking from late August through September. The prime time to cruise to Bermuda is between the beginning of May to the end of September. If you are going to take a cruise to Bermuda you should be prepared to hit […]
The Architectural Record has selected 125 significant buildings that have defined architecture in our era. The NC Museum of Art in Raleigh North Carolina is on the list. I am fortunate to be located only 5 miles away. Besides it being a great building; it also has Friday night movies on the lawn, a 5 star […]
This time of year ants are especially abundant because the weather is warm and rain is frequent. They will make a line from the door to a small crumb of dog food that fell from Wally’s (my dog) mouth. My first Instinct is to do whatever I can to get rid of them, having no […]
The dandelion has the botanical name Taraxacum. Is it a weed? Is it a wildflower? Is it an ingredient in a salad? Is it a healing plant? Is it tea? It could be all of these but to me it is a signal that spring has sprung.