Doors to Beyond – II

Cooper Hewitt – Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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Doors to Beyond

Smithsonian – American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Arriving in Chicago, IL

Home of Lake Michigan and The Magnificent Mile.

Views from the plane – Taken from my phone.

Last trip of 2016.

#United

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The clouds above New Jersey

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Where the Great Lake meets the City

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Roads that lead across, through, and beyond

Hatteras Island & Cape Hatteras National Seashore

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“The morning sunshine”

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“Catching the waves”

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Cape Hatteras lighthouse in the town of Buxton is the tallest brick lighthouse structure in the United States – 257 steps to the top – – – and we did it.

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The view from the top – The island strip to the North can be seen in the distance.

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View towards the beach.

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“Aerial” view of the museum from the top of the lighthouse – 🙂

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The way down.

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Our local fresh produce store on Hatteras Island.

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Decisions, decisions – Which kart to pick, sit and drive!!!

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Ready, set and waiting for the ‘go’.

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Ferry to Ocracoke Island – The ferry makes Route 12c between Hatteras and Ocracoke.

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“Riding” Rt. 12c to Ocracoke.

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“The flight”

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Riding the wind.

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Go left or go right – Isle of Ocracoke.

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Ocracoke Lighthouse across Silver Lake.

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And yes, Pirate Blackbeard was killed here as well.

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Sharing the Orange Cream Soda – A rare moment of brotherly love.

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Amazingly excellent seafood – http://www.dajiorestaurant.com/

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Waiting for the ferry back.

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A walk on the beach – Sound side – Deep conversations.

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Fairy tales…

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Solitude

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The sign that persuades me to travel the United States – The service turned 100 in 2016 – preserving and protecting the US natural beauty and landscape for generations and many more to come.