What goes around. . .

In some ways, the Ryan case was a Rorschach test of sorts for all of us. Stare at the suggestive blots and tell us what you see. Read about the drama with the kindly affable judge that once played a supporting role in Tracy Kidder’s Hometown. Vent. Tell us what you feel about cops and … Continue reading What goes around. . .

The Great Flood of 1874:

A boulder with a plaque deep in a forest in the hills above Williamsburg. Outcrops of what might be ledge, but on closer examination turn out to be an old wall. The ruins of the Williamsburg Reservoir Dam are a reminder of how greed for water power spawned a disaster in our valley. Continue reading The Great Flood of 1874: