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A Tale of Two Cities No More... a brief history of Rushford Lake

The lovely Rushford Lake was not always a small body of water located in Allegany County. It was first established in 1927, forming with the help of a dam on the Caneadea Creek. 202 more words

Rushford Lake

Federal aid headed to counties affected by snow storm in western NY, northern Adirondacks

ALBANY, N.Y. – Disaster aid has been made available by FEMA for counties in Western New York and the Northern Adirondacks.

The aid will supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe lake effect winter storm in November. 174 more words


Why don’t we go on a little wine country excursion in the Fingerlakes of upstate western New York.  Here I am at Heron Hill winery and there are sparkling things everywhere to photograph.


On the train home

First posted on October 15, 2013.

It’s not quite 8 A.M. on a Saturday and I’m on a train headed north along the Hudson River. 1,105 more words


One in four Americans want their state to secede from the U.S., really?

If we don’t like Westminster, are we going to like an English parliament better? — Mary Beard

Those we spoke to seemed to have answered as they did as a form of protest that was neither red nor blue but a polychromatic riot — against a recovery that has yet to produce jobs, against jobs that don’t pay, against mistreatment of veterans, against war, against deficits, against hyper-partisanship, against political corruption, against illegal immigration, against the assault on marriage, against the assault on same-sex marriage, against government in the bedroom, against government in general — the president, Congress, the courts and both political parties.– 236 more words


I eat my feels

And today I just want to eat my way through a Manders made of cinnamon bun. Yes. I want to eat the Cinnabon version of myself. 7 more words

Eat Me