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Trees, Walls, and Ruins

March 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

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A Pencil to the Past

March 18th, 2009 · 12 Comments · Adirondack Life

Silly me.  Had a meeting on Saturday – typical blah, blah, blah.  K. was nice enough to provide some meeting supplies.  Always count on a schoolteacher to have plenty of pads and pencils.  Of course, I immediately become fascinated with the pencils (sorry folks!).  I gotta get out more, as some might say, because I had never seen these before.

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil 2

“Hey, what’s up with these pencils?”  It seems that K’s father was also a schoolteacher who used to supply his kids with these pencils.  “Really, is that the box?”  The box was in prime, unopened condition.  She mentioned something about 25 years ago…maybe that’s when her dad passed?  Anyway, full-box, all nicely pointy.

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Adirondacks is all a’Twitter

March 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Destination Marketing

tourpro on twitter

I’m going to blast through this post because it’s hard to think through something that is changing as I write.

A week ago I started Twittering.  A fun learn.  Check out this meta-search: tourpro – Google

tourpro-google search

Hey, a free #2 and #3 isn’t bad, unless you are “TourPro loading”.  Some people would actually pay someone to achieve this result  Sure, it’s just the Freshbot.  But still.  One week and look at the rankings for my handle.  What is this thing?  What can we do with it?  How can we not ruin it?

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