Cape Cod: The Beach

Cape Cod is a thin spit of land extending into the Atlantic off the eastern coast of Massachusetts, surrounded by water. That means plenty of beaches on the Atlantic side of the peninsula, and a week on Cape Cod — especially a family reunion with beach-loving family members — will certainly involve plenty of beach … Read moreCape Cod: The Beach

Cape Cod: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

One of my very best finds in researching things to do and see in Cape Cod was the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. This property is owned and operated by Mass Audubon and preserves almost 1,000 acres of environmentally sensitive land on the western (bay) side of Cape Cod just south of the town of Wellfleet. … Read moreCape Cod: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Enjoying the Silence at Shark Valley in Everglades NP

  It’s hard to believe that we have been living full time in Miami for over a year, and had not yet visited the Everglades from our new home base. Miami has the distinction of bordering two of the most unique national parks in the country — the underwater wonderland of Biscayne National Park and … Read moreEnjoying the Silence at Shark Valley in Everglades NP

In Search of Fall Colors at Stone Mountain State Park

I was in North Carolina for meetings and had the chance to spend a half day at the scenic Stone Mountain State Park in Roaring Gap, NC. This park is not to be confused with Stone Mountain in Georgia. The North Carolina park has no bas relief carvings of confederate generals, no laser light shows, … Read moreIn Search of Fall Colors at Stone Mountain State Park