Tags » New York State

Weekend getaway from City Life

It has been so long since I last blogged, I almost forgot the URL of my own blog.  Anyway, today I wanted to write an entry because it is the best day of 2014 for me so far.   552 more words

Beyond the Back Steppes: The Neighbourhood in Winter #1

Hi, all.

I’ve been a bad, bad blogger again, but hopefully I can get back in the groove after perhaps my longest break from posting since embarking on the crazy roller-coaster ride that is walking-blogging. 676 more words

Urban Walking

Lakeside in the sticks.

On the last Saturday in March I craved the sea. Being as far inland New York State as could be there was no chance. Western New Yorkers… 196 more words


Poughkeepsie Post

For some reason, I have been charged with writing the Poughkeepsie post.

“Why do we need a Poughkeepsie post?” I ask.

“It was nice. We had fun,” I am told. 633 more words


I'll Be There To Catch Your Soul, Cragen

I’ll be there to catch your soul, Cragen.

If only you love me, Claudia.

There is some truth in the short tale I am about to tell.  

725 more words
Melancholy Thoughts

The Scale of Transport at the Intrepid in New York City

I took part in a conversation recently about the Concorde, the supersonic passenger jet that operated commercially from 1976 to 2003.  That got me thinking about the Intrepid.   402 more words


Public Schools: 2012 Census of Governments Employment and Payroll Data

According to the Census of Governments, public elementary and secondary school employment and payroll per employee in the portion of New York State outside New York City, which was already pretty high compared with the national average in 1992, got much higher over the 20 years to follow. 3,403 more words