Southern Caribbean Cruise Antigua and St. Lucia

Day 6 – St. John’s Antigua February 8, Puerto Rico was the only island we did not take a sailboat ride or snorkeling trip.  We moored in St. John’s early and had just one excursion today, snorkeling and drinking rum punch.  We wish we had time to visit the Nelson’s Dockyard or to visit the St. John Church.  We did walk a few block to … Continue reading Southern Caribbean Cruise Antigua and St. Lucia

Southern Caribbean

Michele and I just completed a 12 nights Southern Caribbean Cruise with Royal Caribbean on the “Anthem of the Seas”.  The ship departed Cape Liberty (Bayonne, NJ) on 3rd of February and stopped in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg St. Maarten, St. John’s Antigua, Castries St. Lucia, Bridgetown Barbados, and Basseterre St. Kitts.  I fell in love with St. Lucia and need to go back … Continue reading Southern Caribbean

Jersey Trip 2018

My great niece and nephews visited me in North Carolina for a week.  I had a full house.  I was concerned about having them stay with me for week, they are all teenagers, 14, 16, and 17.  The youngest one was the niece and she knew how to push you buttons.  I was also concern about driving them all back to New Jersey on Wednesday, … Continue reading Jersey Trip 2018

June Strawberry Moon

There was a strawberry moon at the end of June. June’s Full Moon is named after the wild strawberries that start to ripen during this month.  Unfortunately, I did get a chance to head to coast to capture the moon rise on the  27th at 20:03 or 28th at 20:50.  I asked Michele if she wanted to come along and she stated no.  I am … Continue reading June Strawberry Moon

New Bern Raft Race and Bandits Flyover

It was a busy weekend in New Bern (23 June 2018).  New Bern held a “Raft Race” at Union Point Park at the waterfront.  It was called the Great Trent River Raft Race.  The weather was nice, hot but nice.  There was nice breeze coming off the Neuse River. The was wind was gusting  at 20 knots.  There was live music, food, and games for … Continue reading New Bern Raft Race and Bandits Flyover

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

I been reading about how to take pictures at an air show.  First thing they say is to practice, practice, and more practice especially practice taking pictures of fast moving objective.  Needless to say, I did not do enough practicing.  We only attended the MCAS Cherry Point Air Show on Friday night.  Because of my puppy, I did not  think it would be fair to … Continue reading MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

April 21

The weather was nice these weekend in North Carolina.  It was cold in the Northeast.  My sister Genevieve told me that they had ice on the road in the AM.  Not here!   We went to Cedar Point Camp-site in the Croatan National Forest to check out our friend  R-Pod camper. We are thinking about getting a camper when we retire, maybe in 3 years. … Continue reading April 21

April 8th to the 14th.

  It was a busy weekend.  Michele stated that she wanted to getup of the house.  She works from home 5 days a week and wanted a break. We were on the go for 12 hours, starting with the Tryon Palace Gardens (free admission over the weekend), then the Pottery Festival at the Historical Society in New Bern, then the New Bern Farmer’s Market, and … Continue reading April 8th to the 14th.