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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Signing Off Facebook



Yeah, this ruggedly rustic relic of a rebel is leaving Facebook...


Goodbye wacky Facebook

I'm off to join the real world.

I'm going to be - sane once again.

Because this Facebook journey, has tried to turn my whole world upside down...


Twelve years ago I began this journey in October 2008.  It is only fitting that I end it on the last day of September, twelve years later.


Not just deactivating but deleting my account completely. Facebook is no longer fun, it is time to go.


I feel good about this decision and am firmly convinced that  this is God's will for me in going forward.


I am still on Twitter at @GCRiffey and at Riff's Christian Journal - a monthly article/essay I write with a layman's view on Christian Themes focusing on Reformed Theology, which I started in 2009.


I still have Riff's Photography Journal, presently with 1413 posts and photos since 2008...


I will sign off for the last time this evening.




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Monday, September 28, 2020

Eerie Night View




An eerie night view of the house across the street. Glad this view did not happen on Halloween... 🙀

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A Summer Song




Trees swayin' in the summer breeze
Showin' off their silver leaves
As we walked by
Soft kisses on a summer's day
Laughing all our cares away
Just you and I
Sweet sleepy warmth of summer nights
Gazing at the distant lights
In the starry sky
They say that all good things must end some day
Autumn leaves must fall
But don't you know that it hurts me so
To say goodbye to you
Wish you didn't have to go
No, no, no, no
And when the rain
Beats against my windowpane
I'll think of summer days again
And dream of you...

Chad & Jeremy
A Summer Song Lyrics


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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Windows and Condensation



When warm most indoor air meets cold dry windows the results look like it is foggy outside.

However, the fog is on the inside of your own window. Most fascinating, I do believe...


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Monday, September 21, 2020

Fog Rising



Fog from the valley, through which runs the Potomac River, at times gathers so thickly that the mountains on the far side becomes obscured to the point that one would say, "There are no mountains there."

I love living in a mountainous region...


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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Sit Back and Relax



The weekend is here and it is time to sit back and relax...

Aaahhhh!


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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Under The Trestle




A view from under a railroad Trestle as it crosses the C&O Canal just a few miles East of Cumberland, MD...


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Monday, September 14, 2020

Heading East Out Of Town



East bound out of town on the tracks to a beginning of a new adventure...


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Friday, September 11, 2020

Heading West To The Narrows




Mountain Thunder heading West to Frostburg, but first it must pass through the Narrows...

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Coming From The Barn



Mountain Thunder coming from the Barn heading for the Station to load up.

That is how it used to be. For the past several years she has been undergoing a much needed overhaul. Hopefully she will be back some time soon.

Sure hope so...


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Monday, September 7, 2020

Cumberland Station



Built in 1913, in Cumberland, MD, for the Western MD Railroad, and it still stands today...


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Friday, September 4, 2020

Sail Away



With Summer coming to an end, and with C-19, violence and political unrest, my wife an I would love to climb aboard and just, "Sail Away."

Alas, this ol' Salt is just to old and with no money to spare all we can do is just dream about it...


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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

What Makes A Home




They say that, "Love makes the world go round." That May be but where love abounds from a house a home love makes...


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