Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Dad’s kitchen window

Wikipedia article on the American red squirrel

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Bushy Run: a walk in the woods

Wikipedia article on the 1763 battle

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Dad’s kitchen window

Wikipedia acticle on the raccoon

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Kiski Junction Railroad

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Our Pittsburgh/Niagara trip

Our wine tasting road trip to Pittsburgh, Erie, Niagara, and Lake Chautauqua, is described here: The Venango Line

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Pittsburgh Trip

Dad and I paid a 53-year anniversary visit to the Pittsburgh Point on July 25th, remembering the 1963 visit by two young parents and four small boys. Both the Market Square and the 100-foot fountain are new since those days … Continue reading

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West Coast bikers depart Pittsburgh for DC

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Johnstown Trip

On July 24, 2016, Dad and I visited the museum commemorating the Great Flood of 1889 which killed 2,209 people. Johnstown then was a coal, steel, and railroad town of 30,000 people, many immigrants from either Wales or Germany. It is about … Continue reading

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Prognostication for November

(I added race results notes on 11/29/2012 to the bottom of this article.) Borrowed from campaign documents: No, not that race. This is the 103rd annual Run for the Diamonds nine mile race in Berwick, Pennsylvania, to be held on … Continue reading

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Summertime

On July 6th, Tim introduced Owen to the craft brewing industry: The bridge from Bethany Beach to Rehoboth, Delaware: One of the last of this year’s the stargazer lilies, last weekend at home: Rose of Sharon this morning: Old railroad … Continue reading

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