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City of Waterfalls

es·carp·ment – long continuous steep face of a ridge or plateau formed by erosion. Little did I know I have been living near various escarpments around New York state all my life.  These escarpments are the reason for the gorges and … Continue reading

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View 292: Fillmore Glen State Park

I have been meaning to get to Fillmore Glen State Park for awhile now.  After Scott Bishop on his Life Normal blog posted photos from Fillmore, I made it a top priority to get there the next time I could. … Continue reading

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View 266: Great Fall in the Woods

The name Taughannock comes from the Algonquian-speaking Lenni Lenape (Delaware) Indians, referring either to chief Taughannock or the word taghkanic (great fall in the woods) [Source Wikipedia]. I like the latter definition of Taughannock as you walk on a trail in the woods along a meandering creek to the … Continue reading

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Watkins Glen Attractions

Watkins Glen State Park and Watkins Glen International (WGI) lie within five miles of each other at the southern end of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  The state park features a magnificent natural gorge … Continue reading

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Late Winter, Early Spring

In John Denver’s Rocky Mountain High album, he wrote a series of songs and music called the Season Suite.  The track titled Late Winter, Early Spring was a guitar instrumental and is a lovely piece of music which captures the … Continue reading

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