Category Archives: Bicycling

Alligator Alley: Florida’s Van Fleet Trail

Alligators are about as common in Florida as white-tailed deer in Maryland. But no matter how many times I visit, I’m always thrilled to see one. On my trip to Florida this past March, I saw more—many more—than I ever … Continue reading

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California Coasting

I recently visited my three sisters, who live in widely scattered locations in Northern California. Starting in Sacramento, I drove north to the foothills near Chico, southwest to Santa Rosa*, and then south to Half Moon Bay. Although I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Bike Patrol Along the C&O Canal

Something didn’t feel right about this group. There were perhaps eight adults, men and women, some carrying infants, some rolling large wheeled luggage behind them along the stone and dirt towpath. It was early afternoon and hot, the day of … Continue reading

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Summer Sojourns

My travels this summer all have been within the nearby region: the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia, the Jersey Shore, southern Pennsylvania, and western Maryland. Here are a few images I took along the way. The Shore and More Longwood … Continue reading

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Postcards from Florida

A Springtime Road (and Cycling) Trip In mid-March, as winter lost its rather weak grip on the Mid-Atlantic region, I packed up the car and headed south to Florida for a 2½-week trip. (See the route in Florida here.) New … Continue reading

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