Archive for April 2021

Enjoying Spring In Northeastern Pennsylvania.

For me, there is no place like Spring in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I don’t like the Winters here anymore but Spring brings a magic to  this area where I was born and lived all of my life.  I have passed retirement age now, but still  work at my law practice. However,  after  37 years,  I am…

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Fog, Flora And Fauna At The Susquehanna Wetlands.

A thick fog settled in on  the mountain where I live in Hazle Township,  Luzerne County on Saturday morning. I wasn’t sure at first, but I decided to drive to the Susquehanna Wetlands in Salem Township with my camera despite the fog. I wasn’t  expecting to photograph much wildlife because of the fog but I…

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Roaming In The Mine Reclamation Lands Near My Home

As some of you who follow my blog may know,  there  is a large mine reclamation area of land near my home in the Green Ridge section of  Hazle Township in Luzerne County .  For almost a century before I was born there was extensive deep coal mining on these lands.  Then, beginning around 1900…

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Back In Berks County: Another Lake Ontelaunee Hike

On Saturday I returned to Berks County and made my third visit to  Lake Ontelaunee.  This 1,000 acre lake was formed by the damming of Maiden Creek in 1926 to provide a water supply for the City of Reading. (these are links to blog posts of  my two prior visits. https://wp.me/p5GeDV-J2m      https://wp.me/p5GeDV-s3K).  After a 41…

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