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We stopped in at Bart's to pick up our sandwich for the trail today. One of the locals was chatting away and one of his parting comments was "see you after the weekend". It would seem that locals here are similar to Miami Beach on a holiday or festival weekend – we squirrel away in our homes ...
Bundled up in my fleece and wool jacket.
On the side table, there is a mug of hot mint tea, a slice of chocolate marble bundt cake and slices of mcount apple, and finally my journal and pen – a beautiful still life – that are all the more comforting because each was brought out with love and hugs and a comment to make us laugh.
I open my laptop
Within minutes, would you believe a brown, crisp birch tree leaf ...
"It's the end of the world as we know it" REM
"National Express" The Divine Comedy (check the lyrics)
Lyndonville would not be on my list of 10 best places to visit. The town's diner was good, however, even if "Weightwatchers" could grossly increase its membership with minimum effort. No, it was not the best place in the world, but the post office was handy.
A diner breakfast, half or less of everybody else's portions, and then down ...
... Road. I had considered doing it but I was worried about mom’s Blazer making it to the top since the transmission is bad. But the sun was just so lovely and striking against the trees and I thought how lovely of a drive it could be. So we paid the $36 and lined up for the drive ($28 for the car and driver and $8 for an extra passenger). It was steep and there were no guard rails. I personally have done several other drives like this, ...
... feet. I have this aversion for traversing, and the idea that if I fell I would swing the length of the rope to the next draw (piece of protection in the wall), so I just focused all my attention on getting across. Phew! Made it across with no slips and no falls.
When we got to the top of the climb, we hiked out to the road (people can drive up to the top of Cathedral Ledge) and then walked down to where our cars were parked. We then had to hike back up to the base ...