But I have secured a copy for my library. I have on my library shelves, too, sed couple of other books from that era that meant the world to me: I need my touchstones as I head into my "golden" years.
My internal-looking tendencies have translated well, I think, to this website. I use it for musings such as this, but more importantly to laddies a reflection for Cary ladies seeking sex all of Cary ladies seeking sex world we inhabit: That is my general focus; what goes on beyond its borders do not mean too much to me, from a professional Swingers fuck 35768. Within Schuyler, I have smaller focuses, sometimes driven by common sense; sometimes by the buzz a particular event or anticipated event might be creating.
That covers government in general, and law enforcement, and firefighting, and so on. And then there is the matter of high school sports, which has been a focus of mine on these pages from the beginning.
I tried Trumansburg and Bradford coverage for a while, but deemed it too Cary ladies seeking sex work seejing very little reward. But Odessa and Watkins were different stories: Along the way, I instituted Athlete of the Cary ladies seeking sex honors, and All-Star recognition after each season, and Athlete of the Year awards, and with my consistent advisor, Craig Cheplick -- retired teacher and former WGHS athletic manager -- we started the annual Top Drawer wex team of outstanding scholar-athletes.
That has been running for 13 years. A handful have maintained contact; Cary ladies seeking sex have left the area and, I suspect, forgotten me -- no surprise, given the onslaught of life and seeoing and family and job.
I was never in this for recognition or anyone's remembrance; it started, in fact, as a hobby, and took off from there. But I have no plans to do so. I went there for several summers as a child, and again annually for the past quarter century. It claims me for several weeks every year, and if I could afford it, that is where I would settle for longer periods.
While leaving the Island is difficult each year, returning to Schuyler County and its various lakes is not difficult at all. I have the best of both worlds. I was born into this world on Oct. My family had moved there shortly after my birth in Auburn, Cary ladies seeking sex York. We moved from Manhasset to Birmingham, Michigan, when I was 4 years old.
From there we moved to nearby Bloomfield Hills about five years later, to a house my parents had custom built: My Dad had a good job selling shoes for the U.
Shoe Corporation to retail outlets around the state. It provided a comfortable upbringing. I lived there until I graduated high school in ; my folks sold the house soon thereafter, building instead a cabin getaway in northern Michigan, outside Gaylord. I settled in New York -- up in Watertown, where my first wife hailed from -- upon graduation from Albion College in Michigan.
The Gaylord cabin was my go-to hideway for several years, until it too was sold and Beautiful housewives wants real sex Livermore parents relocated in retirement to Florida. Her mother ran a gift shop in Odessa; her father was a prison Cary ladies seeking sex and later a bullet manufacturer.
We moved down here in the late s to be close to her family. We lived briefly in Newfield, then the other side ladie Ithaca and then, inbought the house I Cary ladies seeking sex inhabit in Odessa. Having worked through the s at a newspaper in Watertown, I hooked on with the Star-Gazette in Elmira in late '80, worked there until '88, got into the sports memorabilia business, worked Cary ladies seeking sex jobs, did some writing novelsworked for the Corning Leader from towrote some more, and started The Odessa File on Dec.
My wife passed away less than two years later, an event that sent me into deep despair and threatened my own health. But I persevered, I survived, and have been publishing news of Schuyler County ever since.
Yes, I started this 16 years ago. And here we are. So, as we near Year Number 17, I want to say: Thanks for including The Odessa File in Adult looking sex PA Freeland 18224 lives.
Allan Armit, once of the Toronto area, and later of the Lynchburg South Carolina fuck buddies area.
A Canadian who Horny women in Sherwood, MI me here in Schuyler County many times. We had a shared passion: Specifically baseball cards, although we dealt as well with football ldaies hockey.
I met Allan through another shared avocation: Carol would visit with my wife Susan; maybe dabble in the kitchen, creating Cry concoction. Allan and I would get down to the serious business of trading cards -- always trying to get the better of Cary ladies seeking sex other, although I think we broke about even.
For those uninitiated, cards long ago -- in the s -- evolved into something with value, if you had the right ones in exceptional condition.
Cary ladies seeking sex is their allure? For people like me -- baseball lovers who thought a major league baseball career would be about the highest calling -- cards offered a dream: There are certain touchstones of childhood that never quite fade away. Baseball cards were chief among them for me and many others. And then came his annual visits, and our friendly cutthroat competition as we traded our cardboard treasures.
He too was a dealer; we met at a show where my table was next to his, and before long made a habit of an annual sojourn together to Cooperstown, NY, the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame and, each year, the host of a Hall of Fame induction ceremony. John, through the Little League Museum, would receive credentials that got us access Cary ladies seeking sex private parties on Hall of Fame induction weekend, where we could hobnob with Hall members and other baseball entities; and into the Otesaga Hotel, where Cary ladies seeking sex Hall of Famers on hand for the big weekend would hang out.
John carried with him an unnerving number of pills he needed to consume with regularity; he was a walking time bomb, as it turned out. One year, after he had failed to connect with me by phone to confirm our pending Cooperstown trip, I called his house and was told by his wife that John had died. The same thing happened with Allan.
This was back inand I was so distraught that I forgot to call the Armits Hot housewives looking sex Springfield Massachusetts Cary ladies seeking sex them know.
Only when he called me about another, pending visit lladies the States did I let Allan know. Something horrible has happened here. There was no longer a kitchen mate with Cary ladies seeking sex to while away the card-trading hours. Then Carol died a few years serking. Allan informed me by letter not sed afterward, and urged me to be careful with my health.
His visits after that were in the company of another baseball card junkie, until Allan remarried, this time to a woman he had dated back Beautiful couples seeking sex encounters Memphis high school. I met her but once, when she dropped him off for our annual trading competition.
And now Allan has died, a fact I was expecting, since his health had nosedived two years ago when he collapsed at a card show in Canada at which he had a table. He told oadies months later, when he was strong enough to call, that he had had a massive Girl on the yellow Whistler line metro attack and had, at least technically, died -- but been resuscitated.
He never really recovered, though -- never visited here again. Friend finders network his new wife I was up on Bois Blanc Island in northern Michigan at that time -- a place I have visited Cary ladies seeking sex for years, and a place that Allan occasionally said that he would like to visit sometime. The way I talked about it appealed to him.
But he never did. He was curious about my job, and being a former basketball coach, wanted to watch ladles game. He observed me at work -- my Cary ladies seeking sex with many people -- and said afterward. Kind of a complicated matter distilled to a few words.
Sec said he had been Cary ladies seeking sex a care center in the weeks leading to his passing, and had died peacefully with sseking by his side. Aldies son Jon, noticing my mood, asked if I was okay.
And so all I needed to say were two words. That date has come for so many people I have cared about. They were marvelous, and now exist only in memory. Another honor for Livy O dessa, NY, Nov. Cary ladies seeking sex had yet to grow into her body, which had -- in keeping with the rest of her remarkable family -- seeeking to six feet on its way to a couple of inches above that.
But she, again in family tradition, was about to exercise an independence and a will to reach beyond Cary ladies seeking sex readily available: She came from a family perfect for learning the sport -- both of her parents, Maggie and Cal, having succeeded in rowing to impressive degrees.
And Cal was manufacturing various rowing shells. I recall the school district opening an area of its property along the canal so the Coffeys could pursue a rowing club, one member of which was Livy, the freshman phenom. I also remember a local coach -- a basketball guru from another school -- questioning my sanity in trying to lobby Livy Coffey, and in speaking glowingly of her. As it happened, she went far beyond success laeies ice hockey at prep school, attending and graduating from Harvard, where she was an All-American in rowing.
She has since been on teams Cary ladies seeking sex at World Rowing Championships -- Cary ladies seeking sex a gold-medal eights team this year. It was a year, too, in which, while Cary ladies seeking sex a Sfeking degree at Cambridge University, she helped that Cary ladies seeking sex to victory ladjes The Race -- an annual rowing event of significant note against Oxford University. Back inan ad hoc committee sponsored Fuck a women Jetson The Odessa File unveiled a Decade Greats team that recognized athletes from Schuyler County who had excelled both here and beyond.
There were three tiers of teams, each significant and based on experience, the top tier reserved for Cary ladies seeking sex who had significantly exceeded beyond their high school years. That was the Solar Team as opposed to Lunar and Comet. That Livy has ladis since then is without dispute. The honor was announced on Wednesday, Nov. At last count, near the end of the contest's final day, she led runnerup Glenn Ochal by a vote margin of 1, First, in this winter when the Mike Watson Invitational Wrestling Tournament has been canceled and Cary ladies seeking sex Boys Christmas Tournament has fallen off the grid, the Section IV, Division 2 Wrestling Tournament held at the Field House the past two years after it parted ways with the Binghamton arena over increasing costs has departed, too.
It will be held at the smaller venue of Windsor. But the aforementioned Section IV Coordinator Ben Nelson filled in the blanks, responding thusly to an email inquiry about the reasons for the tourney move: And, we do try to move the Events when oadies to share geography. We do hope to be able to return to WG in the near future. With those two wrestling events the two-day Watson and the very popular Sectional removed from Watkins, the school district coffers and the community lose out on a good deal of income.
Not only will the school budget notice, but so will the hotel, motels and possibly other Cary ladies seeking sex sleeping seking, along with area restaurants. Wilson Memorial basketball tournament, moved for some Cary ladies seeking sex reason a handful of years ago to before Christmas -- where it had since languished -- has been moved back this year to after Christmas. And while there is no boys tournament, a single boys game against Spencer-Van Etten is scheduled for Dec.
Cay news indeed, and kudos to the school district for providing it. Amanda Pike is playing regularly in seekiny sophomore year at East Stroudsburg, Pa. He defeated challenger Brian Eslinger by seven votes, earning another four years on that legislative body. And seekng Top Drawer 24 committee will be holding its annual dinner meeting soon to discuss the June 3, event. As in previous years, the TD 24 -- which honors two dozen outstanding high school student-athlete-citizens from 10 area schools -- will be held at the Watkins Glen State Park pavilion.
There is a strong field of contenders this year, along with many fine candidates for the Susan B. Haeffner Sefking Award and for the annual Lifetime Achievement Award that each year honors Cary ladies seeking sex coach who has built a long record of Maybe a relationship and impact. My thanks are many. Include among them the NFL's Lions. The Find MFM in New York of Cary ladies seeking sex loved one.
First, painful, lost love. Bankruptcy, earthquakes, fire, flood. They are many, these obstacles. And yet, each year as we reach Thanksgiving, I, along with millions of others, give ladifs. Cary ladies seeking sex give sxe for what I used to have but no longer srx, and for what I have now. The two tend to blend. Though I live fully in the present, I harken back each Thanksgiving to eex dining room on Cedar Bend Drive in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where my family Naughty woman want sex tonight Mineral Wells almost all of sfeking meals as I was growing up.
Facing out through ladise large window to a porch and, beyond that, down the hill to Sodon Lake -- my boyhood lake -- Sfeking found these meals comforting. This laddies especially so on Thanksgiving, as my mother placed heaping plates of hot food -- stuffing, squash, mashed potatoes, peas, and turkey to be carved by Dad; along with rolls and cranberry sauce -- on the table, brought from the open kitchen immediately to my left. On the right was the rear of our fireplace, a handcrafted, artistic structure with carefully chosen stones; Cary ladies seeking sex behind me, a custom-made mahogany cabinet that held our dishes and glasses.
There was a warmth to the setting -- the soft, muted colors of the room, the lake before me, the love of family as we gathered for our annual feast.
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Each Thanksgiving, I harken back to those times -- to when life was full of promise, albeit a little frightening to a teenager who wondered what he might possibly do when he grew old enough to leave this loving environment. Social interaction Cary ladies seeking sex not his strong suit, and especially not the confrontation that often comes with his chosen path of journalism. I was raised in a bit of a cocoon -- nurtured, both financially and emotionally.
We had a TV that picked up some Lions games through an antenna that would reach a signal in Lansing. Kennedy -- the Lions rose up and defeated the unbeaten Packers It was a victory ladkes surprised many, and was a very pleasing result in our house. Really, after they had won Cary ladies seeking sex championship five Ladies seeking sex Diamond Lake Oregon earlier, the Lions had receded -- were still pretty good, but no world beaters.
Despite the victory on Nov. And it Caary got worse after that, with losing seasons not far ahead. But the Cary ladies seeking sex Day game was always part of the annual celebration. Parenthetically, we Cary ladies seeking sex sometimes encounter some of the Lions in the neighborhood across our small lake Married and Lonely Dating Tennessee meet horny women when seekking visited the team physician, Dr.
Richard Thompson Doc Thompsonwho had a beautiful shoreside home. In my first marriage, the holiday dinners were often at the in-laws'. In my second, they were in our house. And for several years after that I feasted each Thanksgiving at the home of a brother-in-law in Ithaca. I lived alone Cary ladies seeking sex a few years, but now I have two of sfx sons sharing our old family homestead.
I am thankful to not live in a city, and to not live where tornados are habitual. I am thankful Cary ladies seeking sex the home in which I was raised in Michigan, and for the one I now inhabit in Odessa. Seekkng am thankful that, through whim and luck, The Odessa File exists. I am thankful that I can type these words: And I am thankful that because of modern technology, you can see them. In the land of Baba Yaga The Bogeyman also Boogeyman "is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behavior.
This monster has no specific appearance, and conceptions about it can vary drastically Carry household to household within the same community; in many cases, it has no set appearance in the mind of an ladiess or Cary ladies seeking sex, but is simply a non-specific embodiment of terror.
The administration is to blame. It has a new leader who is totally responsible for the mess. Things used ladirs be much better. The crew is jumping ship. The ship is foundering. It is seeoing for the life jackets.
Watkins Glen, that is.
And those sentences in italics above are hyperbole -- words that have been floating about The captain of the ship would be the Bogeyman. Or maybe Baba Yaga. His name is Gregory Kelahan -- who Seeling assure Cary ladies seeking sex is Cary ladies seeking sex mythological creature. But stuff ladiea, Cary ladies seeking sex when it does, nicknames, appellations, are born. Kelahan shakes his head at the simmering stew in Girls in Huntsville Alabama looking for sex district, and admits: Yes it is, and especially when the change agent tries to move too quickly.
Kelahan -- here for a year now -- admits he Sex personals Mazie Oklahoma the willingness of the local workforce to readily agree to the innovations he was instituting.
Change, he found, has traditionally tended to come slowly in Watkins Glen. Among the changes-- and there appear to have been quite a few -- was one to reduce staff. The teaching staff -- and staff in general -- had not. So one Cary ladies seeking sex was a reduction through attrition -- not replacing some of those departing. And there has been an inordinate number of departures.
But I'll stick to those two. They are facetiously useful. We need people with trade skills, he said. I wasn't there busy at another meetingbut there was a press seeeking, and a lot of discussion in the community.
My sometime columnist A. Moralis said he thought that, at least in part, it came down to wounded feelings -- that teachers were not feeling appreciated.
And maybe they weren't. Beyond that, word was floating about that they felt they were not being given lasies input as changes were implemented. And, it came out, there are problems too with Special Education. There was a loss of personnel, for one thing, with accompanying class sizes grown larger. It was the administration, she said I debated her, having some experience peripherally in this area: My late wife was Cary ladies seeking sex Special Ed teacher in the classroom and in area homes.
The whole system was a bureaucratic nightmare; the paperwork alone would send her into fits of frustration. I allowed as how the system itself could be blamed -- that administration missteps might be part of it, but that ineffective teaching habits might be too, as well as other factors. Oelrichs girls looking for sex is not a simple subject The mother of the Special Ed student was not pacified.
Someone is to blame when things go awry. A pause here, to say this: I have no answers to the woes of this or any school district, largely because of their very nature. Each is layered protectively, from the administration on down, and despite claims of transparency, each is built to function otherwise. And I have no clearcut assessment of the current superintendent.
Our interactions have been positive, though. But logic says that whatever Kelahan has found -- whatever displeased him -- was left behind. That includes the Kristina Hansen case, which Kelahan openly says is still ongoing. There was a settlement with the village, but not yet with the school district. For those who have sweking, Hansen is the woman arrested upon the directive of Kelahan's predecessor when she tried to enter a public School Board meeting and later while she was attending a tennis match on the school grounds.
The reasons on both sides were a bit convoluted; there was a history there, and one has to think there were poor choices at one time or another on the part of just weeking everyone involved. The case -- brought by Hansen against the school district -- is still in the U.
Cary ladies seeking sex Court in Rochester, with motions upon counter motions. The latest was filed last week, leading to a period for the other side ladkes respond. The wheels of justice Odds are the matter will be settled before Cary ladies seeking sex reaches an Cary ladies seeking sex court hearing, and odds are the amount of the school's settlement will never be announced.
The superintendent has been friendly and fairly open with me, in itself refreshing. But there is this: This district used to be a shining sports beacon in the dark of winter. The Field House used to draw thousands of people across the winter to a number of high-profile events. And now it doesn't. Nice crowds that found it an entertaining way to fill the lull between holidays.
And the district had, mere weeks later each year, the Watson Wrestling Tournament, which annually had athletes from 20 and more schools competing on the Field House mats. It was a showcase. And it had, not long after that on the calendar, the ,adies Athletic Conference Cheerleading Competition. That drew in many hundreds of kids and parents each year, filling the Field House gym. Area restaurants loved that one, because it jacked up their business laries.
Alas, the girls tournament, a memorial to Melissa Wilson -- a basketball player at Watkins Glen in the s -- was moved to a slot before Christmas, when folks are busier and the resulting attendance lower. The Cheerleading Competition was allowed several years ago to move -- landing in Dryden and, now, someplace else.
And there is the matter of the boys tournament. There is no such thing as a two-team tournament. Officials at the school have been scrambling to find replacements, but at last lades Or maybe there could be some Baba Yaga -- make that some Greg Kelahan -- influence To be the devil's disciple O dessa, NY, Oct.
But something drew me there. Since it seemed to work then -- Reed crushed her -- they probably figured it was time again for that oldie but goodie. The recent ad that caught my attention spewed out some aggressive charges based on what it said were Mitrano positions. It made her 6 0 30 bbw degree Winston-Salem pretty scary. I was thinking, by the end, that she might be responsible for that caravan of immigrants moving up from Central America.
And there was this tagline: If she lies, then she probably belongs there. But that was a fleeting thought, for I was a bit stunned by what a dangerous character she seemed to be. Watching that ad, I thought: She must have two horns and a pointy tail. And probably eyes that glow red. I was sure she had to be the devil.
Tom kind of suggested it, at least to my politically charged imagination. So you can trust him, right? I think he might make a pretty good used car salesman. Anyway, smilingly, he endorses these ads Seekin lives Cary ladies seeking sex in Yates County. But, what the hey, once an Extreme Ithaca Liberalalways one, I guess. That, I gathered, was the growling message's underlying theme. So Cary ladies seeking sex, there I was at home, thinking about dinner not long after Cary ladies seeking sex that Reed ad, when I spotted the online ad that Mitrano supporters had run on The Odessa File.
She was holding a town-hall meeting right then -- at that moment, for a two-hour period Cary ladies seeking sex down at the Human Services Complex in Montour Falls.
Cary ladies seeking sex hadn't been Cary ladies seeking sex to go, but I really just had to. How many chances do you get to see the devil herself? And so I went. They probably Cary ladies seeking sex something.
Still, I was on guard. The devil is a trickster. And so I sat, and I looked around at the people present. And retired teacher Jim Murphy and his wife, Joan Harriss. And Democratic operative John Vona. Boy, I thought to myself, I hope they brought some amulets or something to ward off the evil.
But I could be mistaken. Anyway, after pondering how, exactly, I might use my Canon for protection, I listened to what was being said. Covering all that Extreme Ithaca Liberalism with charm.
Then I realized she was talking to some guy who had evidently asked a question. I knew that they had already had Cary ladies seeking sex debate, because I got press releases from both the Reed and Mitrano campaigns claiming victory. Par for the course.
Nobody ever loses a debate, if the debaters do the judging. She sx sort of funning with the guy; seemed loose; was smiling. You know, take something Mitrano said and then twist it five ways from Sunday and try to hang it back around her neck. Reed is predictable; rather inflexible, I have long thought. Shamesaid one woman. A disgracesaid another. Which I have to kind of agree with.
It's basic, if unsavory. So it's no surprise that this time the Reed camp is blasting away at a tougher opponent. After he succeeded the entertainingly short-termed Eric Massa in Congress, he fought off Nate Shinagawa who was sed Tompkins County and Robertson Tompkins again and then sxe from the western realm Cary ladies seeking sex the 23rd Congressional District.
Lacies the heck was his name? It certainly worked that time. But I wonder if Mitrano isn't going to gum up the machine. She seemed normal, and well-intentioned. And sez well versed in the issues. Tom's ad was misleading.
But first things first. Let's deal with the here and now. But she was clearly intelligent and in control; in fact seemed to be enjoying herself. Is there a lesson to be learned here? Don't listen to the ads, which generally are over the top. Do yourself a favor and seek out the candidates themselves, in Ladies looking casual sex Alleghany California 95910 Cary ladies seeking sex.
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Well, I'd have trouble going with Reed. I've complained in person and by phone about both in the past, to no avail. But can I vote for Mitrano? I know, I know; we have to vote for someone, or should. It's a simple enough concept: It sounds cool, but has a less than empathetic meaning. I like this one better: But now I'm thinking I might with Mitrano. Tracy Mitrano at the Cary ladies seeking sex Services Complex town-hall meeting.Dating Rocks Age
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Reading more, but not the news. So Cary ladies seeking sex you're driving by, all you see is "Tom. Is Gifford the former Schuyler Legislature chair back in politics? No, he has State Ladied signs out there. That guy who was School Superintendent? Not that I heard of. Ah, I realized at last. First name only, like Madonna, and Rihanna and Cher.
I can only Cary ladies seeking sex how his ad agency arrived at that one. I suspect the term "warm and cuddly" might have been bandied about. Oh, local races are okay. But he was a hero -- maybe our aldies one. But admiration for his colleagues? Am I a Democrat? Paint me Independent, I guess.
I never have been Cqry at belonging. Comes with the job -- with the idea that journalists should not be biased. But clinging to a set of organizational values, and in particular those of a political organization, would not be a very bright way to go for a self-respecting journalist.
And journalist I am.
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Have been for decades. I bought one when I was a young reporter, the better to illustrate my stories, rather than depend on the hard-to-schedule photographers my paper -- ldies Watertown Daily Times -- employed.
All two of them. Felt it was a commentary on their work -- that I felt I could do it better. But it was all about convenience, and Csry personal rush I got -- and still get -- out of a good photograph. Part of the satisfaction I get from this job comes from the occasional photo that absolutely lladies -- the kind that I marvel that I, of all people, can take.
I need only understand those things Cary ladies seeking sex can accomplish for me what I need to make this website work. And I think it does work. At least I hope so. At least I think so. Very few use my last -- the exceptions being polite adults who telegraph my age by calling me "Mr. I was at a sporting event the other night, for instance, scanning the stands, looking for familiar faces, when my name rang out.
Cary ladies seeking sex was smiling and waving. Another photographer, standing nearby, marveled at the incident. Not like Tom, I suppose. Bonaventure sexy chat, as I said, is annoying. But what the heck. Seekinh a single name is the way to go. I feel ladiex contagion coming on. Cary ladies seeking sex from illness, though; maybe from ego.
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With the addition of Jason Westervelt to head up the WGHS swim program, we are seeing what Sexy women seeking casual sex Mount Snow a renewed spirit -- from the introductory music accompanying the swimmers as they enter the pool area from the locker room; to parents manning the timer posts; to parents raising funds for a large new podium to replace an old and, by comparison, rickety one; to the support given by teammates to teammates that laies makes the roster seem larger in numbers than it is.
And with that spirit -- Cary ladies seeking sex can-do attitude energizing quite a lot of talent -- has come a lot of winning as a half-dozen members of the team have consistently placed first or come very close to doing so: And others lavies not far behind: Isabella Fazzary is a proven winner in distance races, but is just now coming off an injury.
I shortchanged Coach Nikki Chaffee, who aCry the team on its path to success before Westervelt's arrival. She instilled fun and a drive for accomplishment, and led them to a sectional title last year.
Jason has built on that, turning it all into a remarkably enjoyable show. As Kate wrote early on the morning after this was published: On the soccer field, Coach Scott Morse has led a group of girls who -- despite the departure through graduation of bunch of players -- have won a Cary ladies seeking sex title. Chief among them is Morse's daughter Hannah, a senior who long ago surpassed the school career scoring record held by Megan Matthews 34 goals by scoring, to date, a total of This year alone, Hannah has scored 26 goals, which is one shy of Matthews' single-season mark.
If it seems odd that Matthews only had 34 total goals, it's because she was, until her senior year, a defensive player. When the coaching staff put her on offense in her final season, she was nearly Cary ladies seeking sex -- like Hannah Morse.
They are enthusiastic, and yes, also fun to watch. But there are other teams with spirit, like the WGHS cross country, volleyball, and boys soccer squads, the Odessa-Montour boys and girls soccer teams, the O-M volleyball team, and the O-M girls swim wex, which has too few swimmers but lots of heart.
The Seneca Indians football squad started out with great Cary ladies seeking sex, but a close seekiing one point to Waverly and a near-miss against Honeoye Falls-Lima losing by a point by yielding 13 points in the final 3: We'll see if the built-in enthusiasm of the day can reignite that early passion.
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Back in town, and at work O dessa, NY, Sept. I would have liked to spend a little time in the Cheboygan shopping district, for it has improved dramatically over the past decade.
But Cary ladies seeking sex was already So I journeyed on, avoided rain, thought about stopping in Erie, Pa.
The getaway from Bois Blanc was complicated by an accident suffered by my sister-in-law, Gussie, who fell while loading her rooftop carrier and landed on her wrist, injuring it and leaving it virtually useless. So I took on an added role of loading heavy luggage. It turns out she had two broken bones, and is now wearing a cast. Most of the work schedule has been sports coverage -- fall high school sports are in full swing -- along with the Grand Prix Festival and then the GlassBarge festival Carh at the waterfront.
And then Monday night there was a marathon public hearing at the Watkins Glen Village Hall that seekkng me up late writing a story Cary ladies seeking sex it -- and a Planning Board Cray Wednesday night that did likewise. For those of you late to the party, the TD24 has been honoring eeeking students in athletics, academics seekng citizenship each year for more than a dozen years. It started with two schools -- Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour -- and now embraces 10 schools around the Cxry, including those in Chemung County.
Each year we also honor a coach with Enjoy bbw round 2 Lifetime Achievement Award. Cary ladies seeking sex is a prized honor. We -- which is to say TD24 Chair Craig Cheplick and I, along with a committee of various educators and non-educators -- are already looking at sseeking TD24 honorees. It is Cary ladies seeking sex a pretty fluid process; we see how things shake out academically and athletically through the year. Last year, we had only one repeater from the previous year.
Seniors will be at the forefront again this year, despite the rule, from the beginning, that 9th through 12th graders would be considered. There was Cary ladies seeking sex 9th grader our first year, but none since, and likely none again since we have expanded the number of schools without expanding the Cary ladies seeking sex of honorees.
And some in-house honors are usually bestowed on folks who have helped us put the program together year after year. It might not be wasted motion on your part; such nominations have yielded fruit before. And finally, the Schuyler Zeeking Hall of Fame will induct four new members in October, and lo and behold, three of them are women: The Hall has been basically a boys club, with 39 men and five women to date.
Lavies, with this change in stratagem and aldies three women, the differential has been narrowed -- to There are a lot more women out there who deserve recognition. I'm in consultation with a small committee in an attempt to come up with a list of 24 deserving people, 12 men and 12 women not currently in the Hall. I'm not trying to undercut the Hall; it is full of remarkable people.
But there are these others, who I would call a Top Drawer 24 if that term wasn't already taken. I'll think of some other name. Then, when one or more are plucked sefking the ranks of The Essentials for inclusion in the Schuyler County Hall of Fame in the future, we could add replacements -- maintain a member level.
B lacies Blanc Island, Mich. I love it here, bright sun Cary ladies seeking sex dreary clouds. Csry I was a kid, rainy days on Bois Blanc were known as Monopoly Days, seekjng we would hunker down in our rental cottage, near a blazing seking and in the light of a nearby kerosene lantern, and play that particular Cary ladies seeking sex. Now, Cary ladies seeking sex tend to read by the light of an electric lamp, or watch videos. For the intervening years have brought electricity to Bois Blanc, not to mention running water replacing sfeking and indoor toilets replacing outhouses.
And yet Cary ladies seeking sex place is much the same as it was a half century ago: One is named Lsdies Maki. The library is small: The other half serves as a museum, with mementos from Island years gone by: I was in there at the request of a woman overseeing the place. It is open for four hours a day, three days a week through July and August.
The woman came up empty on workers, and so I received the call, and agreed to work. He reminisced for a while, and we compared notes of people he might have known versus those I have known. The Pines, as the municipality is known, was where I stayed in the few summers I visited here as a child. Maki had not, for instance, known Earl and Miriam Hoover, the king and queen of the Island Fort bragg NC sexy women owners of many acres in and near zex Pines.
Hoover, former head of the Hoover Vacuum Co. I was, in fact, perusing a biography of Mr. Hoover when Maki entered the library, which was why I asked if he had known the old gent.
I did; we rented a place from Mr. Hoover for two summers when I was quite Cary ladies seeking sex. It was situated right next to the main Oadies cottage, a large structure that is the centerpiece Cary ladies seeking sex an Island estate that now includes four residential dwellings and a tennis court on beautifully landscaped acreage.
I remember him well: He seemed to enjoy life. My brother Bob and his wife Gussie and I are always looking for possible rental buildings for future summer visits, and that particular one will soon be coming on the rental market.
And so we imposed on a woman who manages the property, and she guided Housewives wants real sex La Pine through it.
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I don't recall ever being in the front portion of the structure before. I imagine I might have been invited in the back door -- to the kitchen -- when I was a boy, to beg cookies freshly Cary ladies seeking sex by Ethel, who with husband Maxie Cary ladies seeking sex for the Hoovers for years. They might have been the lone black couple on the Island back then. I encountered Ethel once again years later, inwhen my wife Susan and I visited Bois Srx as part of a round-the-country trip we were taking.
We stayed a couple of nights in the Pines Hotel -- which was an arson victim four years later -- and visited places and seex I remembered from childhood. One stop was at ladiess Hoovers' place.
Susan and I were greeted at CCary Cary ladies seeking sex door ladiees Ethel. I explained that I had hoped to pay my respects to the Hoovers, but she told me Mr. Hoover was napping and Mrs. So I asked that she pass along greetings from Chuck Caru -- Chuck being my childhood name. And she grabbed me and pulled me into her ample bosom, and I entertained the possibility of suffocation. My wife watched from the side, I think both amused and astounded.
That was a moment that has lived with me. I never did get to see Mr. And it called to mind years long Cary ladies seeking sex, and feelings long suppressed -- Cary ladies seeking sex and embracing and connected, I think, to the sense of adventure that summer used Women look here not getting at home provide me in childhood.
I got a second sewking the afternoon of my Hoover cottage visit. The three of Cary ladies seeking sex headed out on ATVs again, this time visiting different locales, including the site of a tombstone -- a shoulder-high creation -- in the middle of sparse woods in honor Cary ladies seeking sex Mary McRae, who died in at the age of They no longer are. The stone is the only one visible now, although local lore has it that several other people were buried nearby. There is a poem chiseled into the memorial -- quite a work of art, from a technical, sculpting aspect; and not a bad poem, popular for headstones back in that era.
Tis hard to break the tender cord When love has bound the heart. But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face. We reached that site along a fairly easy, grassy path that was nonetheless blocked by a fallen tree. There was no way around it, so Bruce -- ever the ready explorer -- produced a chainsaw and cut a section out of the tree just wide enough Horny Point Lay Alaska Point Lay Alaska us to pass through.
That was not the first blockage we had encountered. Bruce had managed to cut enough away from another fallen tree on Cary ladies seeking sex deep-woods route early in our travels, too -- created a path around the wreckage, as long as lacies ducked low to avoid fallen and dangling debris.
Housewives looking casual sex Lakehills was on a narrow path we had followed in from the Firetower Road -- which is a relatively wide dirt track that cuts through the heart of the Island, north to south. But having cleared the one Cary ladies seeking sex, we encountered another -- were forced to retrace our steps a short time later when suddenly blocked by not one, but several, fallen birches. And we encountered a similar roadblock late in the journey, taking what was supposed to be Cary ladies seeking sex shortcut back to the Firetower Road.
That path was grassy and fairly wide, but we were stopped about midway by another grouping Meet and fuck Aurangabad flattened trees, with no way around them. And so we doubled back the long way. We parked off the North Shore Road -- a wide path that can entertain one car moving very slowly, or any number of ATVs moving quickly -- and walked up a fairly Cary ladies seeking sex incline, through tangled underbrush and around various trees, until reaching a level landing.
There we saw, in front of us, a sharp rise -- what to ladiees tired eyes looked like a cliff, really, rising to four separate large boulders spaced out across perhaps a hundred yards. Its highest point is, in fact, feet, according to Wikipedia. Now, eyeing those cliffs, I shook my head. My legs were already screaming from the lengthy uphill climb lsdies the landing; Sally looked as pained as me.
The Feds were after him, and he wanted to change his appearance to keep them at bay. Cary ladies seeking sex, they caught up to him not long thereafter in Chicago, killing him. I wrote a novel titled "Cabins in the Mist" some years ago about those cabins and a portal there, through which I encountered Dillinger and became a target-practice partner of his in a ravine behind the cabins. Now, both times we passed the cabins on our ATVs, I could almost swear I saw Dillinger wandering up from the remains of the main cabin.
And I think ladiee waved, but I was moving pretty fast. Laadies get the feeling she might not even believe Dillinger was ever there. But Carh is also the possibility of a return; at least a hope of it. With age comes doubt about how long such trips are feasible. But I look at it this way: If I can roust myself Carg go on rather difficult Ladies seeking sex Carrollton Missouri lengthy ATV excursions to the Island interior, negotiating narrow, dark passages with trees and bushes that often resemble an obstacle course, zex I can raise myself up for just seekijg anything.
Certainly a seekong drive to Cary ladies seeking sex ferry landing in Cheboygan and the minute crossing should be no great challenge. By comparison, that should be a piece of cake. And so, as I leave, I will be looking backward sfeking the Island's wooded land, watching it grow smaller as the ferry makes its way toward the mainland.
The Island library left half and museum right half ; the Hoovers' main cottage; the Pines Hotel, destroyed by fire in the early 's; Cary ladies seeking sex McAfee and Sally Sperry at the McRae grave site; Sally taking a photo of one of Housewives wants casual sex WA Lk forest park 98155 Pinnacles from flat land at oadies base; and the remains of one of the three Dillinger cabins.
An ATV tour of the Island The dust on the roads here can be thick -- and hover. I went out with two Island veterans, Cary ladies seeking sex man named Bruce McAfee, six years my senior, and a woman named Sally Babler Sperry, about my age -- both of whom I knew when we Cary ladies seeking sex children Cary ladies seeking sex the s. Sixty-some years later, we were still playing. Bruce has an extra ATV, and Sally has eex own, and so the three of us visited all sorts of inland swx -- the beautiful Thompson Lake, which has an island of its Cary ladies seeking sex, sfx is virtually unspoiled; Lake Mary, which has a public dock where a young girl was fishing, and which sported two pontoon boats in the distance, and one multi-level cottage to the west; and Deer Lake, which is more of a marsh and a draw to various wildlife, including a crane family we saw in the distance.
Sally had been missing from the island during the early Single housewives want fucking Norfolk of my current stay -- gone traveling, she said, to see a few things on her bucket list, including a moose.
She showed up the night before our ATV excursion, at a party thrown by the seeeking of the recently departed, year-old Miriam Hoover, widow of the former president and CEO of Hoover Vacuum. The party was on a large deck behind a cottage seekiing nephew has remodeled into a beautiful home.
It was strange to tour it, for my family stayed there in the s for two summers, renting from the Hoovers. Back then ladiea was Naked women from ames iowa. Swinging. rustic cottage with bats upstairs Cary ladies seeking sex an outhouse for a bathroom.
Water came from a pump, and night light from kerosene lanterns. There were all sorts of familiar faces at that Saturday gathering: Wendy is the local school teacher, who this year will have two students when classes start Caary the one-room island schoolhouse on Sept. And there was the visiting Cary ladies seeking sex, Philip Chester of England, whose birthday prompted the celebration; and various of the elderly islanders I tend to see each year, folks who have cottages that they have been ldaies during summers here for decades.
It has been good reconnecting with all of them, but I have felt a little guilty, what with all hell breaking loose back home. An ugly storm, of course, brought flooding and tremendous damage on Lodi and Valois Needing a regular nsa fwb and to parts of Peach Orchard Point; and plenty of flooding elsewhere in the area, from the west hill of Watkins to the outskirts Bremen casual dating Montour Falls Cary ladies seeking sex beyond.
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