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Exploring the frozen Croton Dam

My winter hiking and exploring came to an abrupt end after this year’s Eagle Fest — I got slammed by the flu the next day and really never got back outside to play. But I did manage to hit up Eagle Fest (an annual event run by Tea Town that offers eagle-spotting locations, guided bird walks, educational lectures and live …

Winter lingers on in New York

We’re still getting snow here in the Hudson Valley, and it’s March 28. I haven’t been out hiking much this winter (the flu and a lot of messy roads kept me inside mostly), but I have been playing around outside with some telephoto lenses and the VSCO app for iPhone. Here’s a few of winter’s details, many of which I …

A few winter snapshots

January has been brutally cold here in New York and I haven’t gotten out as much as I’d hoped. Here’s a couple of quick recent photos though — above is the moon during the final sunset of 2014, taken on New Year’s Eve with a 400mm lens. Below are some scenes I spotted locally:

Navy makes it 13 straight in 17-10 win over Army

Navy kept its long-running streak alive this past weekend with a 17-10 victory over Army in the 115th meeting between the two rival service academies. Navy claimed the W on a controversial goal line touchdown run by quarterback Keenyn Reynolds, and Army’s offense couldn’t quite mount a comeback despite a late 53-yard field goal setup an onside kick in the …

Dixon helps Army hold off Fordham

Army fullback Larry Dixon had a career day to lead an Army rushing attack that ran for 384 yards on Nov. 22. Dixon matched his personal best with three touchdowns and became the fourth player in academy history to rush for more than 3,000 yards in his career. He also eclipsed 1,000 yards on the season with his 158-yard effort. …