Kennedy, Nanty Glo Home Page webmaster and owner,
is a former teen and campus minister. He began his journalism
career as teen columnist for the Nanty Glo Journal
and its sister weekly newspapers from 1957 to '62 and
became the Journal's third editor in 1962 at age
20. He has edited other newspapers and magazines, and
more recently, webzines, ever since. His articles have
appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Detroit Free
Press, Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Christianity Today,
and many other publications. His Jonals appear here on
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Nature walk: Coyote Creek Trail, part 2
Jonal entry 1184 | May 21 2011
My walk on Thursday, May 19, picked up
at the point of our farthest reach on the previous
Coyote Creek Trail walk (link here).This video records the second
segment, from Silver Creek Valley Blvd. to a large pond or reservoir
a half mile to a mile south of the intersection of Freeways 101 and
85. Contrary to what I said on the video, it is not Anderson Reservoir
and I have not been able to find any name for it. The latter may (but
cannot be ascertained on any map I've found thus far, maps of trails
are very hard to find and when found, they lack detail) Anderson
Reservoir may be where this trail eventually ends, in the hills above
Useful work phrases: I don't know what your problem
is, but I'll bet it's hard to pronounce.
Thought for today
In great literature, I become a thousand different
men but still remain myself.
C.S. Lewis (1898
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