Category Archives: Travel

table for one


the warm weather is fading with the green…with views unspoiled by the summer crowds. many of the tourists have tucked their bags away for another season, leaving me with a wide menu of table options. table for one, with a view of … Continue reading

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another pink flower post


a pleasant day along the shores of Buckeye Lake…. not sure what these nasty bugs are inside this elegant lakeside flower though…zooming out….for perspective. to the opposite shore…where they have been working to restore the integrity of the “dam” as they call … Continue reading

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big bucket of fun


mining
decay
industry
the past
toys
travel
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touristic interlude


if you have thirty minutes for lunch, you can be a tourist. I know, I was one today. I was looking for a place to eat. something not so deep fried. Not so bun-enriched. Not so western de-civilization. instead I … Continue reading

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Going up to The Big House


Cajoe Phillips is buried within boating distance of The Big House- but not off of the same river. First, you would take a little boat down Wolf Creek to the banks of the Muskingum River. You might want to switch … Continue reading

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The Lost Kerryman in the Land of Ranch Dressing


a massive quilt, a series of high trusses, and an Ohio flag hung from the rafters of the metal pole building, trying to pass as a convenience store. “You have salad?” “We got garden salad.” it was buried under the … Continue reading

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Getting to the Middle of nowhere


 (from a Middle Island meadow, looking back to a bridge over the Ohio River) A photo journey to Middle Island in the Ohio River, part of a national wildlife refuge… (home to numerous wildlife….) (Headland Trail, Middle Island) (spring trail-side … Continue reading

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walking across america


Aubrey Benmark started out from Brooklyn, New York, on Saint Patrick’s Day, and crossed the bridge over Blennerhassett Island into Ohio today. I saw her this morning, but did not know it- she crossed the highway with some kind of … Continue reading

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it’s nearly spring, and those mountain roads are calling


it is not for the faint of heart to travel some of the more rugged and remote roads of West Virginia…but so many are waiting for you and I…to travel down that corridor…into wild and wonderful mountain landscapes, with surprises … Continue reading

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where beige meets gray and earth meets blue


we travel light this tainted trail witnessed by the stunted pines. the gravel gold field under mined where tracks disappear at crossroads. you dig your wheels in at this point and although i have no stomach for it the farther … Continue reading

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