Herman’s 2017

Fantastic event at Herman’s typewriter gathering this year.  The weather was beautiful, lots of outdoor activity.  If you want to see an impressive array of typewriters, you owe it to yourself to see the collection at Chestnut Ridge Typewriter Museum.  Below are the photos I took in 2017.

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Spun

There was an amusement ride at one time

I chanced to climb upon, which held the

Thrill seekers hard up against  a spun wall

 

Centrifugal force suspended us as the floor

Gave way beneath us, physics fully trusted

Regaining our footing we would laugh

 

Today the floor appears to have vanished

We have spun ourselves into a mire where

We dream that the spinning will not end

Bookmarks As Bookmarks

A year or so ago I purchased a used book from local book store Books Galore (YAY USED BOOK STORES!),  and discovered a photo from the 1970’s used as a bookmark.  I knew it was from the 70’s because, well, I’m from the 70’s.

Today I discovered a photo from 1997 in a library book I checked out.  The book is newly published, 2017.

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So, how did this 20 year old photo of li’l human critters end up as a bookmark in a brand new book?  These kids are in their 20’s now.  What are they up to?  What stories do they have to share?  ~TH~