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chop chop

right now i am persona non grata within the present Mayor’s office, can’t put that on facebook, as he is a facebook ‘friend’. one of the drawbacks to having a lot of facebook friends from different eras of your life…two previous employers who both let me go ‘friended’ me on facebook – isn’t THAT awkward. […]

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Flocking

So I went to this Urban Parks Summitt yesterday… 260 people from around the state all working towards the betterment of their communities and improvement of open spaces….as you can guess I started of depressed and my mood became fouler as the day went on…until the end of the year i have an antagonistic lame […]

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vacuum

I started writing posts in my head several times the last couple of days, but i never had enough time to sit and t ype. Monday was typical busy day, starting off with a meeting at Merrimack Valley Planning Commission where I had to carry the load for the lack of participation from the powers […]

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a day in the life

9:30AM – Made a guest appearance at the Bradford Rail Trail cleanup, I could only spend an hour getting dirty and saying hi – they had a great turn out about 40 people were working. Then I headed home to clean up and stuff a cat into a carrier. 11:00AM – set up for adoptions […]

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fish in a barrel

Recently i was interviewed by the local daily paper about the Rail Trail project here in Methuen. I didn’t expect much to come of it, I have been trying for 2 years to get coverage to further the project, but now that i don’t need it, they are calling. Well a by product of print […]

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Telltale discovery on Bradford Rail Trail

On a recent stroll along Bradford’s newly opened rail trail, one discovers a small remnant of the railroad age. Removing all the trees and vines has revealed what is called a ‘Tell Tale’ a series or steel straps/cables dangled over the oncoming train, intended to give warning to a brakeman on the roof of the […]

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mind the gap

This is my bridge which i have started calling an island…of the entire rail trail project this is the only part that has been bugging me for 3 years..what can we do that won’t uglify it? and then it hit me…don’t look at it like a bridge..consider it as an island. So i sketched up […]

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everything’s in motion

Eddie never sits still…..hey it’s not raining for the 1st time i like forever. no i am not using the iphone, i used it all night ok?  in a very short time i developed a deep and meaningful relationship with it….i think i like it more than i did my exhusband. I am still setting […]

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goose goose duck!

busy day…oh wait that was yesterday…and still it runeth over into today too. I spent yesterday in meetings that centered around linking the Methuen Rail trail with the Salem NH trail which is a bit of a big honking deal…well in certain circles. Today I spent most of the day to find some vendors to […]

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rocks in my head

I have had these rocks in my head for a year now.  These are broken up foundation boulders from an old house that was taken down a few years ago.  Now that the rail trail project is due to begin construction within THIS century, I wanted them for trail furniture.  Lucky for me the location […]

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