A River Runs Through It
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  January 13, 2019 During a hard freeze on Sunday morning, a trickle of water in a ditch had congealed into these squiggles and curliques—like bizarre fossils from a vanished … more
January 8, 2019 Driving through Carbondale on Route 6,  about 4 p.m., there was an amazing rainbow. I pulled over and managed to irritate a few drivers to get a few pictures. All the … more
  MILANVILLE, PA — A few tiny "pixie cup" lichens, with a red barberry in the mix.    more
MILANVILLE, PA — This little partridge berry turned up as December snow melted from a mossy bank near Calkins Creek. With leaves tinier than a fingernail, it’s become a perfect Christmas … more
      *This poem is reprinted from "Journey to Red Hill" by Inez George Ridley, published by CRS OUTLOUDBOOKS. Since the last week of February, turkey vultures have been … more
Never, on River Road in Damascus Township, have I witnessed a convoy of men and trucks such as the one in my picture. Not in 35 years of storms, power failures, and a tornado touching down. … more
Daniel Skinner, in 1763, steered a raft of white pine logs through this river channel to Philadelphia ship yards - creating a Milanville timber industry that lasted until WWI. Late in the 19th … more
A February 18 view of the  Delaware River and its historic Milanville Eddy – facing south from our 1901 Milanville Bridge. Skinners Falls lie around a bend masked by trees on a PA ridge … more
This Milanville bottomland abutting the Delaware River also border Calkins Creek, just south (right) of here. Cultivated as meadow and farmland for generations, it brings to mind Connecticut  … more
The colors of this Calkins Creek riffle lie on rocks and cobbles below  -  caused by colonies of algae and bacteria clinging to them. Then, on a very cold night, “anchor ice” … more
  January 30, 2018. Following an inch of rain at historic Calkins Creek, near Milanville, ice was gouged and spun away last week - and stacked into “jams,” as in my 1/27 photograph. … more
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