Tag Archives: Workers

The Vacation bump in the road

Do you remember those days as a kid… The day finally arrives when your vacation starts. Into the car, getting on the road and someone, don’t know who, told the Transportation Department that you were Leaving today taking this road … Continue reading

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A sign of the season

We go about our quotidian chores preparing for the Holidays. For weeks now the stores have decorated for Christmas. Hanukkah is but six days away, starting on sundown 12/6. As we stroll about gazing at the sales arrangements and colors … Continue reading

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Old South Carolina

It happened one day. For some it came as a surprise; for others it didn’t, since rumors were rife, but the effect on the small towns was enormous.The quiet in and around town about 07:17 made people look around for … Continue reading

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Migrants

Back when I roamed the byways and rural hills of the states looking for photos for stock agencies, I traveled with another photographer who also did the same kind of work. She shared the driving so hat each of us … Continue reading

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Prop. Country Store

Back when Vermont was still Vermont, home of the Woodchucks, the farmers, the store owners and the towners, one could find an assortment of individuals that didn’t fit into the run of the mill people. These were the ones you … Continue reading

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When the shift is over

Wen I worked for the papers, I chose to work the night shift, we started at 15:30 and was to end at 24:00 but it rarely did. We came in around 21:30 to process film, write cutlines and do the … Continue reading

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A warped world

One of those things one sees when walking on a city street IF one looks. This occurred on E57th St in NYC. I was coming back from my agent’s office and happened to see this new construction going up. Lunch … Continue reading

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Burn off

Getting fields ready for planting requires a bit of work, not just discing under winter cover but in some cases burning off fields that were fallow for a year or two. The ash is good fertilizer; one danger of a … Continue reading

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Glass making in Vermont

Scattered throughout Vermont are shops where craftsmen make a variety of items fro furniture to glass. There photos were taken in Egan’s shop in Granville Vermont. One can visit these shops andd see these items being manufactured and purchase the … Continue reading

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A common Vermont view

One can’t travel in the winter on many roads in Vermont without getting behind one of the omnipresent plows. Vermont has a bare road policy. 24 hours after the end on a storm, Vermont main roads are to be snow … Continue reading

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