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Eels of my valley

The creeks of my childhood were narrow, irregular waterways, abounding with eels. To me and my little sisters, eels were anathema: writhing, sinister beings, lurking in the dark, tannin-stained waters, waiting to attack and devour us. 792 more words

The Pirate Cove (Summersville Lake)

June 7, 2015.
One hot summer day, we headed north to Summersville Lake to go to the Pirate’s Cove. To get there from south of Summersville, head north on I-19 and cross the bridge that goes over Summersville Lake. 248 more words

Trail Information

Walk Along Big Creek

We puttered around the motorhome in the morning, getting some chores done. After lunch, we drove up to Big Creek to return a notebook of Big Creek history to Bob Taylor, the current campground host.   272 more words

Florida Keys

Lynn Creek

Lynn Creek may seem like an insignificant waterway, but what makes it special is the terrain it passes through. 58 more words


The Hungry Gorge

The deadliest place in Vermont is simultaneously one of it’s least dead places. The head of the state’s public safety commission once dubbed the Huntington Gorge as “the deadliest place in the state”, and according to those who make it their business to track this sort of stuff, this is considered the most dangerous swimming hole in all of New England. 2,361 more words