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Local Great Grandma Dives Into Her Lifelong Dream

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (CBS) – A great grandmother from the area proved you’re never too old to live out your dreams Saturday by parachuting out of a plane. 139 more words

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Close to the sea

He wakes up at dawn. Puts on his togs. Pulls on his Willy Dolphins windcheater. Slips on his thongs. Drapes a towel around his neck. Collects swimming cap and goggles. 89 more words

Swimming

Smiley Face

Here is the same location as the previous post, but 33 years later. I am in the center with my sister Kathleen and brother Stephen. This picture was taken in the summer of 1971. 39 more words

Williamstown

Put my life in the hands of a man named Pancake? Of course. A Story of Skydiving.

“Do you ever get the feeling that you forgot something?”

This is the question my skydiving partner Richard asked me as we ascended in an airplane that looked more like a toy than a vessel meant to wrestle gravity. 1,597 more words

Magic

Summary of the Road Trip Week. Pt. 3: Williams College

Finally, to conclude the travel portion of my research project, we took a drive to Williams College. Williams ended up being an important visit for us, because of the program’s scale, management style, and agriculture techniques used. 673 more words

Morning Links: George Lucas Edition

Carol Vogel on the Met’s latest acquisitions.

“Sale of ancient statue goes ahead despite opposition from Egypt.”

The peculiar story behind Léon Gimpel’s 1915 photograph series “Kids at War,” which is now at the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival in Arles, France. 133 more words

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Going Swimmingly by Tony Kelly

Tony Kelly is a member of the Williamstown Mussels, the mid-Saturday morning group of ocean swimmers.

This story was first published in The Big Issue (edition 448; 26 December 2013). 1,257 more words

Swimming