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don't leave yet

For warmth, our photo assignment today, I chose the last leaves of autumn. The warm colors stand out even more against the bare branches and the cool creek behind them. 36 more words


Work Day - Nov 15th!

What we’ll be doing: We will continue (again) the work on the upper part of the Bridal Veil Falls trail (south side). This may be the LAST time we work this area until next fall. 287 more words

Rail Trail

off the dime

Ever wonder where that phrase came from? Supposedly it came out of the dance halls when young men paid to dance with the girls for a dime. 149 more words


West End Rail Trail Wisdom

“Fuck your job

Fuck the clothes you wear

Fuck how much money you make”



Postcard Poems

The two short entries below were originally inspired by travels during early autumn, 2014–the first by a bicycle trip with my husband along the “Great Allegheny Passage,” a rail trail that runs from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD; the second by participation in the People’s Climate March in New York City, along with hundreds of thousands of others.   147 more words

Quandaries And Rants

Binghamton University-where the sun never shines

This weekend I was excited to return to my Undergraduate Alma Mater Binghamton University. It was the 13th annual Homecoming weekend; My second that I attended since the 15 years that I have graduated. 1,935 more words


Riding into history: railroads, Boutwell, and an old mill

I grew up in a small town in Massachusetts called Groton. Not Groton, Connecticut, mind you: that johnny-come-lately town was named after my town, and is famous only for the submarine base. 670 more words