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The Erie Canal Village, Rome, NY, Part 3

The Erie Canal Village, Rome, NY, Part 3

This is a continuation of our wonderful visit. We explored the barns, fed little horses handfuls of clover, and visited the local blacksmith.

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Photo Hunters: Fast

Photo Hunters: Fast

Oh no! Were we driving too fast?! No. The officer said our van’s muffler was “too noisy.” :-p Disturbing the peace. Ummmmm… but officer, we’re in the Adirondacks, near a state park? Who’s complaining, the squirrels?? I think the police force just wasn’t making enough money that month, and sent patrols out to fill some […]

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Woodstock 99, Rome, NY: So Glad It's Over

Woodstock 99, Rome, NY: So Glad It’s Over

The local media is excitedly hailing the “anniversary” of the world’s worst outdoor concert event second-largest concert event, Woodstock. It was held here in Rome, NY, this week, ten years ago. The further away this Upstate NY scourge gets from us, the better. What a disgraceful, ugly spot on the historical annals of an other […]

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Photo Hunters: Protect(ion)

Photo Hunters: Protect(ion)

Well this in an interesting theme for Photo Hunters today! Here’s what I tried: The first thing I think of is protection from possible danger. Like a hungry tiger! We saw this tiger at the Utica Zoo a few months ago; we were protected from the tigers (and the tigers from the city surrounding) by […]

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