History, Research

The Story of Jones Beach

Living on Long Island it’s likely you’ve been to Jones Beach at least once. Jones Beach State Park in its present use has a long history stretching back almost a century. One could find its origins in 17th century colonial… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Travel

Formal Gardens and Arboretums on Long Island

            Are you looking for inspiration for your home garden? Or would you like to enjoy nature while on a stroll? Look no further than some of Long Island’s formal gardens and arboretums. Here you can do both while exercising… Continue Reading…


Traveling Close to Home

     The change came just like lightning!  Just a few weeks ago, before the Coronavirus threat became real, I was weighing my plans for a trip to South Africa. Then, it seemed that after a quick series of events,… Continue Reading…


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