Category Archives: New Jersey

FOS Project: John & Molly’s

This weekend we were took time to visit Air Victory Museum.  It was fun.  it’s a small Museum in Lumberton, NJ.  Totally worth the visit.

After our visit I used Trip Advisor to find a good place to have lunch.  John and Molly’s was rate #1 for the area.

 

 

It didn’t disappoint.  The portions were huge.  The food was good and best of all they had French Onion Soup on the menu.

This FOS was super tasty.  I’m always excited when I see a place has prime rib on the menu because they tend to have the best FOS.  This soup was super awesome!  I was prepared to move it to the #1 FOS I’ve ever had.  I now think it’s tied for # with the Rio Station in Wildwood, NJ.

Check out John & Molly’s for some tasty foods!

Vacation Post # 3 – People of the Beach

The beach offers an amazing time of people watching.  Sometimes they do amazing things.  Sometimes they just are fun to watch and sometimes they make for a great picture.

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So many memories of excellent vacations.  And all of these people are part of my memories of a wonderful time at the Jersey Shore 2016.  Thank you all!

Vacation – Post #2 – On The Beach

I love the beach.  I love to take pictures.  Here are some of the pictures I took of the Beach.

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It’s always nice to see the kinds swimming and jumping the waves.  Reminds me of my childhood.

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Who doesn’t love seagulls?

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The calm before the storm…Hermine hasn’t hit yet so the water perfect.

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There was a plane celebration at the Cape May Airport so we got to see lots of vintage planes flying on the beach line.  This WWII Bomber was an amazing sight.

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Flags were a big sight this year.  Many folks flew their college favors flags.

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I can’t wait until I post The People of the Beach.  So many fun folks this year!

Vacation Diary – Post #1 – Alpaca Love!

We head to the Jersey Shore every year on vacation to soak up the Sun and Surf.  Our Realtors are Jerry and Norm never disappoint when finding us the right location for our adventures.  They are awesomeness times a quadrillion!!!  Love these guys!

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Each year we also like to incorporate one thing we have never done before into the mix of sightseeing and vacation adventures.  This year…I give you the Alpaca!

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This is Oliver!

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I can’t remember all of their names but I remember Oliver because he knows his name and loves to take selfies and other photos!  Oh and he’s way cuter than the Kardashians!

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Kiss me you fool!!

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Actually she just wanted some carrots.  The high point of my visit was me asking Lightning if he would say Welcome To New Jersey (he was honking and being verbal).  His response was to spit on me, HA HA HA!  Yup, that’s seems like a fair Jersey welcome, lol!  If you get a chance to visit the South Jersey Area stop by Jersey Shore Alpacas!

Vacation – Part VI – The Last of It All

This installment is just a bunch of random pictures of weird and fun stuff.

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We had a massive rainstorm roll through one night.  When we went to the beach there were “lakes” all over the beach.  This was just one of them.  Thankfully The Wildwoods are known for their large beaches.  It was pretty cool though.

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This is the smallest car I’ve ever seen!

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This father got stuck carrying everything back from the beach while his family went home carrying nothing.  Poor Beach Dad 😦

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The seagulls were pretty good this year.  Not annoying and very picturesque.

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You are never too old to paddle board in the ocean as proven by this gentleman!

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This aero-banner read…”Amy, Will You Marry Me?  JK…Beer Me”.  The best advert of the summer vacation!

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So the answer to the questions “How many people are on the parachute is?”  Three!

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This boat isn’t as close to the swimmers as it looks 🙂

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Even after 100 years the sunken ship of Cape May is still visible.  Well at low tide.  It’s a yearly tradition to go see it at Sunset Beach, Cape May, NJ.

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The previous renters forgot their photo booth pictures.   I thought about leaving our picture behind for the people renting after us to go with this one.

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It was another amazing vacation.  I miss the smell of salty air, the ocean and just the laid back restful pace of it all.  Until next year…I will miss you Atlantic Ocean!

Vacation – Part II – The People of the Beach

I love to people watch at the beach.  Sometimes it’s a good thing.  Like this brother helping his sisters have fun in the ocean.

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They were so cute to watch.  All three made the most of the ocean that day.  There are other times when you just can’t unsee what has been seen.  Like this woman’s unfortunate bathing suit choice.

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Yikes!

Other times it is just the Fudgey Wudgey Man who makes the happiness on a very, very hot day!

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There are times that try one’s patience too.  These two fools from New York were sitting next to us being all loud and annoying.  When they left for the day this is what they left behind.

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Seriously…what losers!!!  Not to worry my wife cleaned up the mess and put the cans & bottle into the recycle container that was located only 25 ft. from this disaster.

Sometimes I wonder why people go to the beach if this is what they are going to do the entire time…

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Over all there was a lot of folks just enjoying the times away from work or home and relaxing.

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Tomorrow I will share with you the Jersey version of Baywatch!

Vacation – Went To The Beach, Beach, Beach

Every year my Wife sings her song called “Going to the Beach, Beach, Beach” just before we go on vacation.  I love it!  This year she added Chip-n-Dale’s “We’re On Vacation” song which is a kicky little ditty!  Every year we have a tradition to put Bobby Rydell’s song Wildwood Days on the radio when we pull into Wildwood for Vacation.  This year we sang it loudly!!!

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My next couple of posts will be vacation posts.  This picture starts it all off with seeing the dolphins.  If you look closely you can see it just below the boat.  These guys were hard to capture on camera but I did get this one picture.

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The water was perfect and it was hot, hot, hot on the beach with a wonderfully refreshing breeze.  Leaving it each day was so difficult.  One day we stayed until almost 7 pm.  Even then I didn’t want to leave it!

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We had one hazy day but it made for some neat pictures.

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Tomorrow I will regale you with my pictures of The People of the Beach.

Duct Tape Saves The World

…or just this guy.

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I stand corrected…duct tape can fix everything!

Purple Is The New Brown?

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Purple hair.  Interesting and a bold fashion choice!  You do it random Mom at the beach!

Hello Lucy

Over vacation I got to see Lucy the Elephant with Bean.  Lucy is quite the sight to behold.

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I can’t believe in all of my years of living near the Jersey Shore I had never heard of Lucy.  Bean told me that visiting her was something she wanted to do while we were on vacation.  Let me tell you Lucy didn’t disappoint.

She has survived over 100 years and many Hurricanes including last years Super Storm Sandy.  Her history is remarkable as well.  She was once used as a residence and a bar.  The video from this pachyderm is breath-taking.  Her face is to the ocean but you can see mostly all of Margate from her lofty heights.  If you are ever in Margate, New Jersey stop by and visit her!