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Travel Diary - ACE Adventure Resort

Our family has been coming here for three years now and every summer we spend looking forward to the week we get to spend there. … 408 more words


Observing from Home - 11 August 2019


  • 11 August 2019 – 22:00 (8/11) – 00:30 (8/12) EDT
  • mild – 60º-65º F; humidity 80-85%
  • Moon +11 days ~90% illumination
  • still; clear at first, but increasing clouds toward midnight…
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Pepperoni Rolls

I recently watched a CBS Sunday Morning piece about pepperoni rolls and had to know more. Turns out they are a very regional delicacy usually found only in West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, Western Maryland and a tiny portion of Ohio.  397 more words

Lee Ann Carter

More WV Memories

Looking southeast from Corridor H in West Virginia on Oct 8, 2015 a little past 10am.  You can see why they call them the Blue Ridge Mountains.  21 more words


Today I... am on a train!

I love trains.

Now, because I am not great at describing scenery at length, and because there was a lot of scenery, I figured I could either take up an awful lot of your time on talking about it, or I could just… show you. 256 more words


Barent Newkirk (1689-1765)

Birth: 13 October 1689
Kingston, Ulster, New York, British Colonial America

Death: circa August 1765
Martinsburg, Berkeley, Virginia, British Colonial America

Burial: Burial Details Unknown, reportedly buried in an unmarked grave on the old Newkirk homestead near Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia… 690 more words


Spotlight Continues

The possibility of his returning to lawful courses and restoring to his fellow citizens their freedom and their rights was no longer open to him: because during the thoughtless days of his youth he had entangled himself in such terrible crimes and committed so many guilty acts that he could only return to sanity at the cost of his own destruction. 1,303 more words