Tag Archives: recreation

Shadow of Katahdin

Preparing for Maine, my wife and I spent several pleasant days with our daughter near coastal Rhode Island. Moving into Baxter State Park in northern Maine, we escaped the noise and madness of the world by settling into a lean-to … Continue reading

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The Rivertop Construction Company

To seize the time, a tranquil evening in early May, I took a walk to the beaver ponds to see all I could see. I took a path that was less than a path, a rough walk downhill from the woods, … Continue reading

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Walking the Runs

1. Around here we call them “runs”– the small streams tumbling down the wooded slopes to the river valleys (particularly on the Pennsylvania side of the rivertop region). Nearly all of them interest me, especially those whose habitats include the … Continue reading

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