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Re: now PA was- happy birthday Noreen!
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  • Subject: Re: now PA was- happy birthday Noreen!
  • From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 08:25:52 -0400

Stairway? Sheesh! How citified. We used to climb all around it, and swim in the flat part.

d

----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 6:57 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] now PA was- happy birthday Noreen!


Not much in Dingman other than the falls.  Now they have a stairway (240
steps) up to the top to view down as well as a wooden path to see it from
ground level.  Way to restricted for my taste, but nice to see anyways.

Bonnie, I am very diverse. I do just about anything. I like to see things in natural settings, appreciate craft/arts too. I like history also. I also can spend a day shopping looking at unique things. In my younger years, I was a
backpacker.  Now I enjoy the comforts of a hotel room at night.

Donna

--- On Tue, 9/14/10, Daryl <dp2413@comcast.net> wrote:


From: Daryl <dp2413@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] now PA was- happy birthday Noreen!
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 12:16 AM


Dingman's Falls? What a small world.

When I was a camper, and then a counselor at a Y camp, we used to go to
Dingman's all of the time. There was nothing there - just primitive camping
(no campground, no outhouse, just meadow and woods)  and the falls.

I still have the scar on my leg from one adventure. When I was a junior
counselor, I was showing the kids how, when climbing the falls, you must
always watch where you put your hands because of snakes. Just as I was about to put my hand on a ledge, I spotted the rattlesnake sunning itself, whipped
my hand back, and fell about 15 feet.

What's there now? I don't suppose that they let anyone climb the falls
anymore. That was in the 60's.

If you can arrange to see Chanticleer while you're in the Longwood area, it's
well worth it.

d

----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2010 9:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] now PA was- happy birthday Noreen!


Been in the northern part of PA for awhile traveling down Rt 6 hiking and site seeing. Earlier today moved south. Stopped at the dingman falls and currently next to longwood gardens which I plan on touring tomorrow.. After
that will tour the dupont gardens and homes.  Then off to Lancaster and
then
south to the blue ridge parkway areas.. I want to do one of those zip line
things.

No definate plans, just kinda going where ever. Although in a week I need
to
be back in Illinois unfortuately.

Got a suggestions of where I need to go?


Donna

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