"Our national parks system is a thing of beauty -- from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the peaks of the Smoky Mountains. With 285 million people visiting at least one of the 392 parks in 2009, they are also some of the most popular tourist destinations in America.
But the parks are in danger. As Kurt Repanshek, journalist and founder of NationalParksTraveler.com, points out, there are a number of different issues that are contributing to downfall of our most precious spaces." More at: http://news.travel.aol.com/2010/03/25/endangered-national-parks/?icid=main|htmlws-main-n|dl4|link4|http%3A%2F%2Fnews.travel.aol.com%2F2010%2F03%2F25%2Fendangered-national-parks%2F
Feds Risk millions if state parks close.
State move to shut facilities draws warning from National Parks Service.
“ALBANY -- Federal officials are threatening to withhold millions of dollars in funding to the state if the Paterson administration pushes forward with its plan to close parks around the state.”
More at: http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/storyprint.asp?StoryID=919967
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
“As one of the most beloved recreational footpaths in the United States, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretches 2,178 miles from Georgia to Maine. Every year, the trail provides solitude, quiet, and a wilderness-like experience for nearly two million hikers who walk some portion of the trail, whether it's a mile, the entire length, or something in between. “
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Jay and I installed the other two trolley top windows in the B+. I was outside, up on the ladder holding and positioning them, while Jay was inside lining up the holes, and putting in the screws. Here they are with the butyl squishing out like it is supposed to:
As I was so close to them, up on an extension ladder, I couldn't take it all in one shot!! If I had stepped back…….
When we got back to Claudia's, I got her router installed. The whole idea of that was that she wanted to be online in her recliner. Malwarebytes had found NO virus. Everything takes forever to do on her computer. It would drive me crazy!