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Aug 4, 2014 - Day with Dot

Dot is on vacation this week, so I had a rare opportunity to spend time with her. She chose to go on a hike down in Esopus to see the waterfalls on a trail and then to take a different trail around a pond that her son David had mentioned. Seems like I’m not the only one with a fetish for water falling from one level down to another! I remember walking this path and seeing a big snapping turtle on the rock near the waterfall and that people were walking over and close to it to get near the falls. I chose to stay back and found my letterbox...

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Jul 28, 2011 - Big Hiking day

Today I hiked in Black Creek Preserve and in Esopus Meadows Preserve. I visited the Esopus Town Library and Lighthouse Park. All this was done as a quest to find many letterboxes. I found lots but I think there are more to be found. Dot showed me Black Creek Preserve earlier this year and I had the clues to one letterbox here, but we didn't find it. I didn't find that one today either but have heard that it's there - in a stone wall - behind a rock near one that looks like a car without wheels and another one that looks like a brown...

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