For the past few months, I have been reading the book “Holocaust” written by Martin Gilbert. It’s quite a thick book to read. Just about 1000 pages long and very well written about the Jewish people and how horrible they were treated during the Second World War. The book goes into graphic detail justContinue reading “BABI YHR”
Monthly Archives: July 2015
OLD LOCK REVISITED
Yesterday was such a beautiful day that I decided to take my camera and re-visit the old Schyukill Canal Lock that is just but a 10 min. drive from my home. I’ve been here a number of times in the past, but always seem to want to return on occasion to see if anythingContinue reading “OLD LOCK REVISITED”
THIS IS HALLOWED GROUND!
On July 2nd, 1863 this area in the outskirts of Gettysburg was fiercely contested between the Army of Northern Virginia & the Army of the Potomac. Known as the Wheatfield both Army’s clashed here on this open field, each one trying to gain advantage over the other. Thousands of men fought here in theContinue reading “THIS IS HALLOWED GROUND!”
BETHANY BAY HOME
As you know I spent the 4th of July holiday down here in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Most of you might have been wondering just where I stayed for that period of time. Well, when I go down here I don’t have to pay for a expensive Hotel room. I stay here at my BrothersContinue reading “BETHANY BAY HOME”
Genny E. Wade was born on May 21, 1843. She lived in Gettysburg, PA in a modest home that ended up being right in the center of the Battle of Gettysburg, PA. During the fighting between the Confederate & Union Army’s, Genny was baking bread for the Union Soldiers in her small kitchen whileContinue reading “GENNY WADE”
WHERE IS EVERYONE?
Where has everyone gone? This was taken on July 5th, the day after a Holiday. There is a huge change in the beaches from before. Not too many beach goes here anymore. Most people have gone home and hope to return at a later time. It seems kinda funny, that something so full justContinue reading “WHERE IS EVERYONE?”
Passing to Port Being in the US Navy for 11 yrs., I had to learn Nautical terms. Passing to Port means that you are going to pass another ship/boat off their left side. Port in Nautical terms means “left side” Starboard means “right side.” Using my Paint Shop Pro X7 Photo program, I finialyContinue reading “PLEASURE BOATS”
BETHENY BEACH, DELAWARE
Here I shot a Image of the beach at Bethany. This was taken on the morning of the 4th of July to show just how crowded it get’s on a Holiday. It was just plain nut’s! Beach goers are crowding almost every space they can find. On a beautiful warm sunny day everyone wantsContinue reading “BETHENY BEACH, DELAWARE”
AHEAD FLANK SPEED. STEADY AS SHE GOES!
While standing alongside the Inlet watching the boats come in and out, I noticed that most all the boats power up to enter. This is because the out-going tide is quite strong, thus making the pleasure craft throttle up to keep from being swept back out to sea. Thanks for stopping by. Les
COLOR FOR ME!
Another one of the things in Life that I love, is Color. I never really enjoyed anything that is a drab and not colorful. Well, while down in the State of Delaware over the 4th of July week-end I decided to go snoop around in some of the many, many stores that have sneakersContinue reading “COLOR FOR ME!”