Monthly Archives: August 2016

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY TO THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

August 25, 2016 When the National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, there were just 35 national parks and monuments. Today The National Park System comprises more than 400 areas  covering more than 84 million acres in 50 … Continue reading

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The Many Lives of Lincoln Pond Cottage

Tired from the day’s dull task I steal away At evening to a pond where willows grow Against the taller hemlock’s dark array; And crowning all, great sun-swept hills aglow.            (Excerpt from a poem, “Lincoln … Continue reading

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Lincoln Pond (poem)

By Edmund Niles Huyck Tired from the day’s dull task I steal away At evening to a pond where willows grow Against the taller hemlock’s dark array; And crowning all, great sun-swept hills aglow. A little pond where peaceful breezes … Continue reading

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