Category Archives: Travel

ICELAND IN FEBRUARY?

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Iceland in February! This past winter, Suzie and I went to Iceland to see the Northern lights. We stayed in the Northern Light Inn on a lava field in Southwestern Iceland, very close to the Blue Lagoon. We toured around … Continue reading

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Photographs WINTER VACATION IN ROME

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Rome Vacation Photographs of the Pincio Park I thought that I’d start sharing vacation photographs with you from our Winter trips. Last winter was a trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights, but I uploaded the photos somewhere and … Continue reading

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Cape May Wineries – The Napa of New Jersey !

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Cape May – The Napa of New Jersey? A recent Leith Hall bed and breakfast guest was visiting the many wineries that have opened recently near Cape May. He is a wine expert and was telling us that New Jersey … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CHEESECAKES

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  Jewish and Siciliano New York This cheesecake is trying to reproduce one made by an old college friend, Kenny Kleinrock’s mother. She approached the task as a scientific experiment, trying many variations ’till she found the perfect, the archetypal, … Continue reading

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FLOWERS AND GARDENS AT THE BEACH IN CAPE MAY

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 A Victorian Flower Garden along the Sidewalk When Suzie and I moved to Cape May in 1989, one of the first projects on our list was to replace the sidewalk in front of Leith Hall and plant a flower garden. … Continue reading

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SICILY IN CAPE MAY

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Several years ago, Suzie and I spent a month visiting Sicily. We saw the cities of Palermo and Catania, several hill towns like Ragusa and Noto (which are as cute as hill towns anywhere in Italy) and stayed in beach … Continue reading

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A PAINTING OF THE ALHAMBRA PRETENDING TO BE TURKISH

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The last post about our vacation in Spain reminded me that we have a painting of the same view of a courtyard in the Alhambra in Granada, Spain, hanging in the Turkish Suite in Leith Hall. I substituted a picture … Continue reading

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VACATION PHOTOS

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Now that spring is sprung in Cape May, we’re having some work done on Leith Hall this midweek before it gets too busy. Easter is just over, and my mind turns to vacation. For us, vacation is always winter vacation, … Continue reading

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GELATO IN ROME AND CAPE MAY

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  Gelato in Rome and Cape May During the winter of 2011, Suzie and I spent six weeks in Rome, writing a self-guided walking tour book to be called The Secret Streets of Rome. It will be out next Fall, … Continue reading

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