While I’ve been aching for years to go to Adventure Aquarium in Camden, today was not the day. Instead I headed north, out of New Jersey and on up to Connecticut to check out The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. It is surprisingly close to New Jersey, only about 20-30 minutes over… Continue Reading See Fish in CT – The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

After my visit to Eastern State Penitentiary, I figured I should hit a few more sites in Philadelphia while I was there. First stop was the Rocky statue and associated famous steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This was a simple drive-by just to say I’ve seen it. Of… Continue Reading Muttering about the Mutter Museum

I visited Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia over the weekend. It is said to be one of the most haunted places in the country. While I never really picked up a haunted vibe, I will say the place was very creepy at times. I suspect my opinion on haunted would be very… Continue Reading Eastern State Penitentiary

I actually visited the Boonton Historical Society’s museum a couple of weeks ago. This wasn’t a planned trip, I was aiming for a fireman’s museum. The guidebook I looked in had the wrong address for the fireman’s museum. They screwed up and listed the Boonton Historical Society address for both… Continue Reading Boonton Historical Society

Last weekend I went Maple Sugaring. What’s that you ask? It’s the collecting of maple sap and making maple syrup. Why is called maple sugaring instead of maple syruping? Well, um, ah… hang on, did I seriously sit through an hour and a half presentation on the topic and they… Continue Reading Maple Sugaring