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Friday, January 25, 2013

Hollywood Possibly Heading To THE Hocking Hills

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Johnny Depp Reportedly Considering Starring In Southeastern Ohio Movie…Do I have your attention???? Hocking Hills  WHY..WHY..WHY.. I’ll show you some scenery from the Winter Hike In the Hocking Hills, and I’m sure the beautiful setting is part of the reason. LINK

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Ash Cave above…The film “Crooked Tree” is based on the best-selling novel by Robert Wilson that was published in 1980.The novel is a horror tale that looks at strange attacks in Crooked Tree State Forest in the state of Michigan.

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“Crooked Tree”: New York Times Bestseller based on a Native American legend set in Northern Michigan,and hopefully filmed in the Hocking Hills.

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The dam at Rose Lake.

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2013 hike Rose Lake & 2010 hike

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“Crooked Tree”: "Crooked Tree is flat-out terrific. Well-crafted with lush descriptions of Michigan's north country, this book will send chills down your spine as it builds suspense upon suspense." --Detroit Free Press…

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If you would like to read an excerpt from the book CLICK (Beware of the bears)

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Time to take a break for some bean soup ( don’t forget the Beano Home Away Combo Pack-120 Tabs +12 Portable Pack) and hot chocolate.

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“Crooked Tree” "An intelligent horror story with skin-crawling entertainment. “Crooked Tree” is one of the rare books that uses Indian lore with intelligence and respect. The result is an unusual thriller whose supernatural roots are native witchcraft and the werewolf-like concept of 'the Grizzly Woman'." --Denver Post

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I’m going to have to read this book. Just ordered from Amazon. CLICK… Crooked Tree I hope there are no OWL attacks in the book………….

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The movie project is expected to hire approximately 220 Ohioans as part of the cast and crew. (maybe I could be an “Extra”) (Linda says I’m already an “Extra”)

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DSC_0074  Had a chance to chat with Smokey at the fire tower.

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At least one gentleman did the winter hike barefoot CLICK to read more….Almost to Ash Cave

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Ohio tourism officials brought one of the movie's producers through The Inn At Cedar Falls to discuss the possibility of a cast party. (I think that is a good sign)

Click on photo to learn a little more about a romantic getaway in the Hocking Hills..

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joetoddsays There has been a lot written about the Hocking Hills and the Winter Hike with amazing photos…All you have to do is a little research.. Oh,,and Mr. Depp if you would happen to read this blog post; I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO BE IN THE MOVIE……….

Once I’ve read the book “Crooked Tree” I’ll tell you a little more about it.

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Winter Skies Over Lancaster,Ohio & Some Trivia

Winter Skies Over Lancaster,Ohio & Some Trivia

 #2 COUNT DOWN TO 500TH BLOG POST.. A Sky Watch Friday Post

MOSTLY A VIEW FROM THE WOODS

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AS WE MOVE DOWN THE LANE

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Did you know.. Paczki Day

Feb 12th, 2013  Food lovers pick this day to enjoy these round, sugar-coated, fruit-filled Polish pre-Lenten pastries, pronounced “poonch-kee,” available in bakeries nationwide. Paczki Day coincides with Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday.

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FYI… NAME: Benjamin Franklin OCCUPATION:Inventor, Political Leader, Scientist, Writer BIRTH DATE:January 17, 1706 DEATH DATE:April 17, 1790 EDUCATION: Boston Latin School

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How about this.. This year, the Inauguration Day holiday falls on Monday, January 21, 2013, which is also the legal public holiday for the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. See previous post for more about Martin Luther King Jr.

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Almost missed this one.. January 24 is Global Belly Laugh Day Celebrate the Great Gift of Laughter On January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh

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How about some sunshine…This starts a little slow but is well worth watching

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pac1 Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed the photos/trivia..I’m off to the store to buy some paczki. All this work has made me hungry  LOL….

Winter Skies Over Lancaster,Ohio & Some Trivia A QUALITY TIME POST

A Sky Watch Friday Post

Sunday, January 13, 2013

A Lifetime Of Change Martin Luther King Jr.’s Lasting Legacy

A Lifetime Of Change Martin Luther King Jr.’s Lasting Legacy

   #3 COUNT DOWN TO 500TH BLOG POST..

Emails & This Post..Thanks, Allison M.

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Hi Joe,

I wanted to reach out to connect with you about a graphic timeline I helped create about Martin Luther King Jr. and his lasting legacy.

I came across this post on your site: In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and given that you might have an interest, I thought it’d be a great fit and wanted to see if you’d be interested in taking a look at the piece. If so, let me know and I’d love to pass it along!

Thanks, Allison M.

2. Allison, I would love to look at the piece..Joe Todd.

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Hi Joe,

Thanks for the response back!
In light of MLK day approaching , the graphic chronicles Dr. King's life and his personal achievements: You’re welcome to post or share the graphic with proper attribution to the original source, and any comments/thoughts would also be greatly appreciated.
Thanks again,
Allison

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Infographic
Attribution to OnlineCollegeCourses.com

joetoddsays Thank you Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968 . Thanks, Allison M. great graphic. I appreciate you contacting me and allowing me to post the graphic.

A Lifetime Of Change Martin Luther King Jr.’s Lasting Legacy