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How to visit 5 National Parks in 10 days…just knocking around

The question is…could we really knock around in five National Parks in 10 days? Hmmm. We were making our way through Newark Liberty Airport and I was feeling that Melissa was not showing her usual level of excitement. So I asked her if something was.

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Karmel Knocking Around on a yacht…rock…joining Yächtley Crëw

You know, when I was in radio I worked as a DJ at a number of stations and I had come to be familiar with many genres. Most genres I liked, I had a pretty wide range of music that I listened to. And there.

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Israel…where never is not forever

In July of 2022, Melissa and I ventured to Israel. It was the first time there for both of us. We have traveled to many places over the last few years, to all corners of the United States, and half way around the world. To.

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Knocking Around the honky tonks of Nashville

Who’s Vince Gill? If it’s not Dolly Parton or Miley Cyrus, I don’t know who you are talking about. That’s Melissa. I’m the country music fan. Melissa is the hair band fan. She doesn’t know from Garth Brooks and Mary Chapin Carpenter, and I don’t.

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Karmel just Knocking Around above and below ground at Mammoth Cave National Park

A lot of our friends and relatives asked, “Why Mammoth Cave National Park?” Most, if not all, of them had never even heard of the place. It is actually one of the least visited National Parks in the United States. That was good enough to.

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Melissa enters new chapter as an empty nester

For the past 20 years I’ve been a class mom, a Girl Scout co-leader, a cookie mom, a PTO Secretary, a PTO Vice President, a PTO President; I’ve sewn costumes for school plays, volunteered at field day, been a chairperson for school pictures, carpooled for.

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Karmel finds an Americana surprise knocking around in Kentucky

On our tour of Mammoth Cave, Ranger Nolan said that the National Parks are what make America great and beautiful. Humans are what destroy the natural beauty of this country. And the super highway has destroyed what was built beside that natural beauty, what has.

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The youngest of the Karmel kids goes off to college

An open apology to University of New England President James D. Herbert – I swear I wasn’t trying to hit you with the car! More on this later. The end of the summer usually means one thing…college students are returning to school. For first-timers…those oh.

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Karmel Knocking Around for a Sunday Hike and Slice™ in Bergen County

The draw for this Hike and Slice™ was getting to Kinchley’s Tavern in Ramsey so we looked and found that Ramapo Reservation – more formally known as Ramapo Valley County Reservation – was but a 10-minute drive down Route 17. Ramapo Valley County Reservation is.

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We found more than just waterfalls Knocking Around Ricketts Glen State Park and Dushore, Pennsylvania

Ever since Melissa and I began writing and posting on Karmel Knocking Around, friends and relatives have asked us what our favorite place is that we have visited. And we have visited some really great places over the last few years – from Acadia National.

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