Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jobs in the New Economy

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Roses in Georgetown Waterfront

Kudos to those responsible for the roses throughout Georgetown Waterfront Park. A nice juxtaposition of the cultivated roses alongside the native Sycamore tree.

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Chanterelle along Pimmit Run trail

If I have correctly identified this mushroom, it’s supposedly delicious.  If I’m wrong, I might die.  Right now, the leading contender for species id is Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides).

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Snakehead Fishing Below Chain Bridge

Apparently Snakehead Fish are still being taken below Chain Bridge.  This fisherman looks to have 1 or 2 in the bag.  In the other hand is his four-pronged spear.

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Gold in Montgomery County

The gold rush in Montgomery County dated to the late 1800’s has long since waned but rumors/alleged-finds persist to date.  Next month Archeo Camp will spend one day  panning for local gold.  Here is an example of our pursuit – … Continue reading

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Results from the Genographic Project

I participated in NG’s Genographic Project by completing their Geno 2.0 test.  The test analyzes genetic markers, and provides percentage of DNA for distinct populations  (the world is divided into 9 “distinctive” living populations).   The test also gives percentage of … Continue reading

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