I just got back from a great motorcycle ride to the panhandle of Florida. The number of Confederate Flags was amazing to me. They were in every town and on display many many times. This South Carolina law must be a big deal for the residents in the region. I have even seen more Confederate flags here in York…
Looking for a good home to promote Kind Eyes Around the World
Any suggestions as to what group would like to take over Kind Eyes Around the World? I would like them to make sure that all submissions are entered appropriately and also publicize the site to greatly increase the number of photos. Possible candidates would be international programs at schools, magazines, or newspapers, etc. All ideas greatly appreciated.
On a Personal Note: Yoga
I was mowing the lawn a few days ago and fell going downhill. I twisted my leg behind me and thought from the position I landed in that I was in real trouble. With yoga I was as able to get up and move on without much of a problem. Without yoga I think that fall would have…
Take Time to get into the Woods
Just a few hours on the Appalachian Trail (or any trail) will be enough to reinvigorate and refresh your spirit. Take a little time when you get the chance. You will be glad you did.
Great Meeting with Rails to Trails Conservancy
This past Wednesday, Feb. 11th, I had a terrific meeting in Washington D.C. with staff from the Rails to Trails Conservancy. Kelly Pack, National Director of Trail Development and Jim Brown, Manager of Trail Development, and me talked over ways to further develop interest in completing the Grand History Trail. We came up with a list of activities for…
Adams County Does It Again!
Residents of Adams County came together yesterday to start planning a portion of the Grand History Trail leading south from Gettysburg to Emittsburg Maryland. The event was sponsored by Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian Inc. (HABPI). The group included County Commissioners, Adams County Economic Planners, individuals from the Gettysburg Battlefield National Park, members of HABPI, national and regional representatives from the Rails…
On a Personal Note
The flash of a blue-bird, in the woods, on a run, with the dog, on a crisp winter day – nice way to end the year.
On a Personal Note:
Exactly ten years ago, Castro and I toasted to world peace and better relations between our two countries. Things have finally changed.
Adams County Moving Forward with Great Community Involvement and Vision
Here’s a letter Tom Jolin, of Board Member and Inner Loop Coordinator for Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian Inc. and Dennis Hickethier, President of Healthy Adams recently sent to stakeholders in the Grand History Trail that offers a great overview of plans and projections for the project so far: “Dear Friends, Thank you for your interest in the Grand History Trail…
Hanover Evening Sun Comments on the Grand History Trail in Adams County
Thank you Jennifer Wentz for a great story she wrote for the Hanover Evening Sun about the possible activities to complete the Grand History Trail in Adams County. Here’s an excerpt: “It started with a map sketched on a napkin about 10 years ago. Don Gogniat, a past board member of the York County Rail Trail Authority, and Gwen Loose, the…