A good deed done, a good deed received, and an ALCO-5

Here I am, sitting on the side of Route 9N in Corinth, waiting for a diesel-powered tourist train to arrive. Yesterday was the opening journey of the brand new Saratoga, Corinth and Hudson Railroad, a four-mile tourist stretch that encompasses a portion of the old Saratoga and North Creek Railroad from years past. I’ve photographed…

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Kátsha’ nu: weso (where are you all going?)

I’ve renamed my photos several times. It takes a while before I’m happy with the final result. Such was the case with my December 2021 photograph of the COVID-19 memorial along the New York State Thruway. Background. In December 2021, the Oneida Indian Nation erected several illuminated tipis on Oneida land adjacent to the Thruway.…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, May 21 2022

Every so often, I’ll add some new bloggers to the blogroll. Some of them are introduced to me through recommendations; others are friends of mine who have started (or resurrected) their own blogs. No matter how they join the blogroll, as long as they post something new between last Saturday and today, they get their…

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The Nightowl Radio Show playlist for May 20, 2022

The following is a playlist for the broadcast of the Nightowl Radio Show, a one-hour college radio show on station WHCL-FM.  The show can be streamed tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern at whcl.org. I’ve got a couple of “sample examples” on tonight’s show, where “the original” song evolves into a resampled track that also becomes…

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A lunar eclipse in Onondaga County.

May 15, 2022. 9:00 a.m. Camera battery is charging. Backup camera battery is already charged and tight. SD card is clean and ready for hundreds of pictures. Nikon Df camera with different super-ultra-wide lenses – my Irix 15mm and my Vivitar 19mm – packed. Double-check to make sure the manual shutter release is in the…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, May 14 2022

Good morning, my wonderful blog readers. As you know, on Saturdays I turn my blog over to showcase the great blogs and photographs and stories from my personal blogroll. That’s that listing of links on the far right column of this blog. So let’s get right at it, shall we? BLOGS FOR TRAVEL The Saratoga…

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