Bridget Haley of North Plainfield, N.J., got engaged on May 20 to her boyfriend of five years, Justin Sykes of North Carolina. On the White House lawn. The elaborate scheme Sykes pulled off is a great story that proves long-distance love can have a happily ever after. We’ll let him tell the tale:“Bridget Haley, my now fianceé, and I have been together for over five years.
Birders are very familiar with the “pools” along the Wildlife Drive of Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, renowned for their abundance of waterfowl, shorebirds, and other water birds. Within the impoundments, 239 bird species have been reported to eBird.org, including impressive high counts of shorebirds and waterfowl. It all enjoys plenty of tourism.
The cool crisp predawn air in Sussex County. Racing down Route 206 at the crack of dawn. Riding along the Delaware & Raritan Canal around 10 a.m. to sounds of frogs croaking. Skirting around Princeton to arrive in Allentown around noon, all decked out in red, white and blue for the upcoming Fourth of July, while smelling the fresh bakery on the corner. Hitting the farmlands of Central and South Jersey in the early afternoon, watching the farmers tend their fields.