Tag Archives: Adirondacks

A Little Heads Up

If you look at the Archives “posting history” here, you’ll notice that the number of posts I produce sinks like a stone from May through September, and often into October.   The reason for that is that my professional life – i.e.; the stuff that I actually get paid to do – shifts into high gear during that time, and I’m often far away from computer access.

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Wandering The Woods

Most of my summer is spent outdoors, and occasionally I remember to bring a camera with me. Here are some of the things I found interesting. This is in early spring, a place called “Buttermilk Falls.”
Buttermilk Falls
It’s a popular destination, since it’s only a 100 yard hike in from the parking area.

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Humpday Happenings

It’s the first week back at work after Thanksgiving, and we’re half-way through it.  It’s always tough to come back after an extended period off, but, the bills have to be paid.

Even Coffee has its down sides

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Weekend Musing

Here’s a satellite view of one of the most densely populated areas of the country.    It has a population density of 27,532 people per square mile.   In contrast, here’s a satellite view of one of the least densely populated areas.  It has a population density of around 3 people per square mile. The first is racially and ethnically diverse, and strongly Democratic, the latter is racially and ethnically homogeneous, and strongly Republican. The interesting thing? They’re both part of the same state.

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Changes In A Few Miles

This year saw me change assignments at work. The actual location was about 16 miles of road distance from where I’d been, but the “as the crow flies” distance was only around 6 miles. What was interesting to observe was the changes in the mix of species I saw. You see, I crossed a divide.
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