10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era

The Gold Coast of Long Island boasts numerous grand mansions that are straight out of the pages of The Great Gatsby. Here are 10 stunning ones to discover. Of the grand mansions of that era that remain today, many have been demolished but many others have been re-purposed and renovated, functioning as venues for special events…Read more 10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) | Space.com

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show. Space.com: Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) REMEMBER: Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can…Read more Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely) | Space.com

A Look Back at the Ritz Paris in Vogue – Vogue

Vogue has a long history of setting fashion shoots inside the Ritz Paris. But today, thanks to Celine Dion, that story gets its next, digital, chapter. Vogue.com: A Look Back at the Ritz Paris in Vogue - Vogue

Turkish Architecture

Turkey, its geographic location straddling Europe and Asia, is historically influenced by the Ottoman, Byzantine, European, Persian, Arab, Roman, Greek, and Armenian cultures. These influences are reflected in the architecture of the many historic cities of Turkey, especially Istanbul (formerly Constantinople, which appeared on some maps until the 1960's).

America’s Most Beautiful Landmarks

Not all of the landmarks on our list have been officially designated as state parks or National Historic Places. And, on their surface, many of them may seem dissimilar: one is an extraordinary (and still active) volcano, while another is a lighthouse; one is a mighty waterfall, while another is a centuries-old desert adobe settlement.…Read more America’s Most Beautiful Landmarks

Photos: Take a Tour of Crater Lake National Park’s Natural Wonders

Crater Lake is a caldera lake and is one of the most spectacular natural wonders of North America.  Located in south-central Oregon, Crater Lake is a part of the Cascade Mountain range volcanic arc. It is considered a sacred site by.... read more:  follow the link below  livescience.com: Photos: Take a Tour of Crater Lake…Read more Photos: Take a Tour of Crater Lake National Park’s Natural Wonders

Spring 2017

I took these photos of flowers blooming outside the farmhouse here in Pennsylvania