Category Archives: Travel

Brown Signs: Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, PA

If you thought that Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was a great railroad enthusiast depot, turn up the road to find some covered bridges. Though only a few dozen remain, their charm and rural romance crosses many a stream. Sundays are a … Continue reading

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Brown Sign: Train Spotting in Strasburg, PA

I can’t say that we are really train-people… you know the ones with bucket-lists of excursion trains to ride… or who meet up with other train enthusiasts at a location to await the arrival of a specific engine, and line … Continue reading

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Small Walk: To the Horse Barn

At my wife’s childhood home, the question is whether to walk to the horse barn or along the beach (which is really the Narragansett Bay).  On this afternoon, we chose the horse barn first.  This takes us through a New … Continue reading

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Poem: Widely Scattered Showers

Widely scattereds showers, predicted in panoramic view across the bay forming pillars, five across, supporting the bridge of clouds that span the sky

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Washington Monument and The Sky

Two views of the Washington Monument on the Mall in Washington, D.C. from two different visits and two different vantage points.  First, a couple of months ago, we toured a friend about the monuments and Tidal Basin.  As we passed … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 36: Paul’s Elevation to the Third Heaven

2 Timothy 4:7 – 8 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will aware … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 35: Martyrdom of St. Paul

Eusebius (263-339 ACE), Ecclesiastical History, Book II, Chapter XXV The persecution under Nero, in which Paul and Peter were honored with martyrdom in the cause of religion at Rome. But Nero now having the government firmly established under him, and henceforth plunging … Continue reading

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