Six states and slightly more than 14 million people, all crammed into a space barely larger than Washington state. Maine, … Continue reading Destination: New England.
Five years. That’s sixty months. Two hundred and sixty weeks. One thousand, eight hundred and twenty-five days. Forty-three thousand, six … Continue reading Five Years.
From the tales of Stephen King to the horrors of H.P. Lovecraft, New England has long been a natural setting … Continue reading A Massachusetts X-File.
William Vanderbilt, heir to his family’s railroad fortune. Cornelius Vanderbilt, who also received a sizable inheritance from his family. Edwin … Continue reading The Gilded Age.
In New Bedford, fathers, they say, give whales for dowers to their daughters, and portion off their nieces with a … Continue reading The Whaling City.
One hundred thousand miles. That’s about seventeen round trips from New York to San Francisco. Ten round trips from Miami, … Continue reading To Infinity, and Beyond.
Some weekends I start off with a clear goal, identifying a destination, researching it thoroughly, and then creating a new … Continue reading Pilgrims and Lighthouses.
As much as I love exploring new destinations on the road, one of my favorite activities is to return again … Continue reading Cape Cod in an Afternoon.
Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that 2017 is already in the rear view mirror and that the … Continue reading The Year in Review.
In the early 17th century, a group of English religious separatists departed their home shores for Holland, where they could … Continue reading Living History.