BICENTENNIAL FIREWORKS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I was lucky enough to have a truly remarkable and unique experience. It happened on July 4, 1976. It was part of the huge Bicentennial celebration in New York City in honor of the 200th Birthday of the Declaration Of Independence. There were festivities all over the city for a whole week. There was a … Continue reading BICENTENNIAL FIREWORKS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

THE BEAVER AT BOSTON WHARF: TRACES OF THE PAST

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: TRACES OF THE PAST Y3-04 The Beaver The original brig Beaver, like the Dartmouth, was built and owned by the Rotch’s, an affluent Nantucket Quaker family. The Beaver was a whaling vessel built in 1772 by Ichabod Thomas at the Brick Kiln Yard on the banks of the North River near … Continue reading THE BEAVER AT BOSTON WHARF: TRACES OF THE PAST

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: BAD MOON RISING

There's a bad moon rising over there, over the boats sitting at anchor on a flat sea. As the sun goes down, that giant moon hovers over all ... making man and beast think strange thoughts ... very strange ... Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie (dailypost.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie (2) (scottseyephotos.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo … Continue reading WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: BAD MOON RISING