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Five Things You Must Do in Boston

Too many visitors to Boston forget to do the following, essential things.

1. Breathe.

2. Eat.

3. Drink.

4. Sleep.

5. See the U.S.S. Constitution, “Old Ironsides.” It’s a famous wooden ship from the War of 1812. 36 more words


Early Marriage | Photos 1967

Time for a break and a little fun. We’re in our second year of marriage, enjoying a visit from D’s Mom. In the photo above D and I are sitting behind a  521 more words


Last Commissioned Warship Old Ironsides

American Greatest Ship USS Constitution

April 7, 2015

The U.S.S. Constitution, a three-mast frigate, is the world’s oldest commissioned warship. Built primarily with dense southern live oak, its hull was 21 inches thick in an era when 18 inches was common. 116 more words

Nautical Decor



In case you didn’t know…..the latest book on Bordentown (NJ) from Arcadia Publishing is a postcard book. It’s full of pictures of the postcards printed about Bordentown for over 100 years. 105 more words

Book Review

On our way to Boston. Day Eight Boston MA.

Hay we are actuality going into the city of Boston today. We picked up our tour guide and started driving around Boston while he told us about t… 232 more words

My Thoughts And Memories

SHAKO: "Old Ironsides" Last Voyage -- for Now

Heading to Dry Dock.

The oldest commissioned vessel in the U.S. Navy —  USS Constitution, better known as “Old Ironsides  — is heading for dry dock soon for several years of repairs and renovations. 403 more words

National Security And Defense