Fall Fun for All at Milburn Orchards


Autumn arrived this past weekend in Cecil County MD (although not officially) with a chill in the air almost as if on cue for the start of Milburn Orchards’ Fall Festival Weekends. Every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October, Milburn Orchards will host a different themed event. This …

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Affordable Cape May

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At the southern-most tip of New Jersey sits Cape May, the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort, which bears the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark. Shaded streets lined with Victorian homes and functioning gaslights, are the hallmark of this seaside retreat. Twenty-five years ago, Cape May was a sleepy little …

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Do the Atlantic City Airshow and Armed Forces Parade Like a Local


  I can’t think of a better way to experience the sun, surf and the sonic boom of an F-22 Raptor airplane than the Atlantic City Airshow: Thunder over the Boardwalk. If this sounds like a near perfect day to you, as it does to me, read on. I lived …

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State Fair or County Fair? You Be the Judge.

Rides at CCF

There are certain things that you can expect at any agricultural-based county or state fair: the smell of carney food, livestock, 4-H exhibits and the thrill of the Midway. This month (July) you have your pick between the Cecil County (Maryland) Fair and the Delaware State Fair. I had the …

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Cherry Picking: A Sure Sign of Summer

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Summertime in the country offers a bounty of farm fresh produce simply not found at your grocer or even your local Whole Foods store. June 17, 2011 ushers in the first day of Milburn Orchards’  u-pick cherry season. But cherries are just one reason to visit Milburn’s cherry grove located …

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Cappadocia:24-Hours of Fairy Chimneys, UNESCO Sites, Hotair Balloons and more

Cappadocia Balloons

  It is hard to imagine that in a single day you can get a taste of the region from high above and into the depths of the earth, as well as, at ground level. However, if you are willing to go, go, go you can get in most of …

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Egypt 2011: Ancient History and Revolutionary Change


In acknowledgement of the 5-year Anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 Revolution, I am reposting. Originally published in July of 2011. What an exciting time to be there. So much hope and to witness history in a profound way,Amazing. I would like to get back to Egypt this year to see how …

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