Category Archives: Travel

Trying this again: Philly and more…

Philadelphia City Hall Originally uploaded by etacar11 Ok, hopefully Flickr will like my new blog better. I visited Philadelphia again in September, just a couple of weeks after going there for the Nine Inch Nails concert. What can I say, … Continue reading

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In Philly for the Greatest Show Ever

Rittenhouse Square pigeon Originally uploaded by etacar11 Ok, the pigeon is just a random photo I took in Rittenhouse Square. I didn’t smuggle a camera into the Nine Inch Nails show at Wachovia Center. I should have; the security chick … Continue reading

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Minneapolis

Mall of America – Me and Lego Boba Originally uploaded by etacar11 I only spent about two days in Minneapolis this past weekend, so I didn’t get to see much. The purpose of the trip was to see my grad … Continue reading

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California, Part 3

Point Fermin Lighthouse Originally uploaded by etacar11 It’s been about a week since we got back from California and I’ve been meaning to post on the last part of our time there. Thursday, July 24th, was my brother’s 39th birthday. … Continue reading

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California, Part 2

Bolsa Chica – Great Egret Originally uploaded by etacar11 We left Huntington Beach on Monday and drove out into the desert. First we visited my dad’s sister-in-law, Elsie, in Yucca Valley. She’s in her eighties, a bit frail but mentally … Continue reading

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California, Part 1

Huntington Beach – surfer Originally uploaded by etacar11 Where is that damn California sun? Three mornings we’ve been here and it’s been overcast for all of them. Sure, the Sun came out eventually each day but I want to wake … Continue reading

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California here I come

I’m going to Huntington Beach, California (my hometown), with my parents next month on vacation.  They go back every year for their high school alumni picnic.  I haven’t been back in four years, since my brother Neal’s funeral in 2004.  … Continue reading

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Long Island Lighthouse Challenge (Part 2)

Fire Island Lighthouse Originally uploaded by etacar11 Yes, the weather held up for us. We had only three stops left on the second day and we finished easily. The seventh stop of the challenge was Old Field Point Lighthouse. Apparently … Continue reading

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Long Island Lighthouse Challenge (Part 1)

Montauk Point Lighthouse Originally uploaded by etacar11 My parents and I are doing the Long Island Lighthouse Challenge this weekend. The drive up from Maryland was the worst. First, it rained ALL DAY. And the timing made us hit NYC … Continue reading

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Reading, PA – The Pagoda

Reading – The Pagoda Originally uploaded by etacar11 My friend Rob took me on a whirlwind tour of all the places he’s lived. This meant visits to York, Reading, and Mechanicsburg, PA. Not exactly places with great sightseeing, but he … Continue reading

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