Tucked in Boston’s historic North End sits the oldest house in Boston: an unassuming two-story brown wooden building, with diamond-paned windows that have gazed out on over 300 years of history. Considered a rich man’s mansion when it was built in 1680 by Puritan merchant Robert Howard, it has survived the American Revolution, British occupation,… continue reading.
Written and Photographed by Claudia Newcorn To the casual passerby of Friendly Plaza in old town Monterey, it’s just a large pine tree. But the tall redwood is actually a “moon tree”, one of nearly 500 seeds from five species carried by Apollo astronaut Stuart Roosa on the 1971 Apollo 14 mission. Adjacent to Colton… continue reading.
Story and Photos by Claudia Newcorn From the moment you step through the glass doors into the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington DC, you can be overwhelmed – in a good way. A showcase of all things aviation, you will encounter everything from the jet engines used to propel rockets into space… continue reading.