Category: A View from the Road

A View From the Road

The Hollywood Walk of Fame I will never forget the first time my Father took us to Hollywood, shortly after we had moved to California, in the 1970’s. Always the perfect tour guide, even without funds, he knew exactly what would wow us; and Hollywood did not disappoint, in any way! We did not watch…

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A View On the Road For better or worse, this is not an unusual view for us, in our car, when we are on the road; especially when traveling between Florida and Maine. If I have a pretty bouquet of flowers, in good enough condition, I will usually walk them across the street, for Mark…

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Ransom Eli Olds Have you heard of Ransom Olds? I had not; but I must say I love his name. Yes, familiar with his car, the Oldsmobile, but did not know the man’s name, until I pulled over to check out the brown historical marker – I so love these signs – thank you Papi!…

A Very Different View of Time Square

While driving into New York City, I noticed how lite the traffic was, for no apparent reason; nevertheless, I was not prepared to see this View, of Time Square, from our hotel window. I cannot remember ever having seen the City’s streets so empty. Thankfully, by morning, she was awake and back to brimming with…

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Mayberry, North Carolina (Mount Airy) One of the things, which I most love about the road, is the opportunity to step into other worlds, often long gone. There is something about Main Street, USA, that will always draw me in, coaxing me to pull over and walk the streets of towns that remind me of…

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Straight to the Point During this time of year when it feels like it all about light, whether trying to bring light to the darkness of winter, in the northern hemisphere, or celebrate the holidays with lights, I found this display quite simple yet affective, as it is straight to the point. The colorful light…

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The Delacorte Clock   I love Central Park, in New York City; and I love that despite growing up in the age of horror stories about Central Park, I now very much feel like it is one of those wonderful places in the world, that I own, at least, just a bit. The first time,…

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Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial “They that go down to the sea in ships.” 1623-1923 By chance, we stopped in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where we happened to spot this very familiar View from the Road: The Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial. The memorial includes bronze plaques that list the names and dates of people who perished at sea; from the…