Sunday, October 28, 2007

Further Celebratory Arm Gestures

Yes, that means high fives for everyone. This week's newsy-news for me and myself is good stuff. I'm taking a new position at the Club, moving from our Tech Center to a new Boys & Girls Club across town, where I'll be the Unit Director. That's right folks, I'm the boss of the world a brand new satellite Club! We'll share a Board and Executive Director with the main Club (where I've been since Oct 06), but the new digs are mine to administer. It's all very exciting and soon-to-be overwhelming. I even get an assistant! And, if we can swing it, hopefully an AmeriCorps volunteer, too.

Anyone want to check out Vermont?

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Welcome to the New Xanga

Because the old one wasn't Xangtastic enough.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Hubbardton Battlefield & Mt Zion

Yesterday I went hiking near Hubbardton, Vermont, visiting the battlefield for a second time (now armed with a camera), and hiking to the top of Mt Zion, which is more impressive than it sounds. It's really barely a mountain. Plus, you have to drive half-way up just to get to the trails. So it's only a 45 minute trip to the top.

Here's a view of the Taconics from Hubbartdton battlefield, the place of the only Revolutionary War battle fought on Vermont soil.

More viewy views, this time with grassy grass.

Taconics to the west, which aren't nearly as tall.

The hilly parts of Mt. Zion, in partial fall foliage glory.

More Taconic action, with Lord Actin.

Sky business!

Mt. Zion. Note the rocky rocks. I will be there soon.

And here I am, on those same rocky rocks. Call me Mr. Outback.

Finally, a foolish video I made. With Lord Acton, DP.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Friday Morning Leaf Erikson

Taken on my way to work this morning. Our warm September has delayed leaf-peeping season by a week or two. "Too much green!" the old folks cry, their tour buses zooming through our sleepy town, leaving diesel fumes and Fixident in their wake.

A church! The Presbyterian one I think.

A red tree! Surrounded by others who refuse to cooperate.

That's from my back porch, by the way. I am sooo suave.

Side street by my house. Yes, you read it right. Nickwackett.

The tree above my car. I shouldn't park there, knowing how often trees tumble down around my house. But it's a nice space.

Go yellowy, go!

Too much green. The old folks were right.