CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 4, 2014

Defy Gravity: Descend Gravity Hill Road in New Paris, PA

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

DEFY GRAVITY: DESCEND GRAVITY HILL ROAD

IN NEW PARIS, PENNSYLVANIA

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 Sometimes (no, most of the time) I arrive at places when I’m unprepared. Sometimes it’s my mental condition, sometimes it’s that I arrive at a place unexpectedly.

This happened on October 28, 2014. The latter, that is—arriving at a place unexpectedly.  I had no water in the car (I usually do) and no exercise ball (I usually don’t). Nonetheless, my husband Monte and I had an extraordinary experience on Gravity Hill Road in New Paris (Bedford County), Pennsylvania.

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The publicity flier I picked up at the motel we stayed at asked Have you ever wanted to defy gravity? Being married to a former physicist this sounded like an unmanageable challenge. I showed the flier to Monte, telling him it might be interesting to take a detour deep into the Bedford County mountains en route home. After all, it was a delightful Indian summer day with miles of (more…)

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November 1, 2014

Descending Laurel Mountain in Ligonier, PA

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

DESCENDING LAUREL MOUNTAIN

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.

ALONG THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY (ROUTE 30E)

Below:along the Lincoln Highway en route to the crest of Laurel Mountain

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The WordPress photo challenge for October 31, 2014 is descent—experiment with your point of view and angle, or go even deeper with the theme.

I decided to play descent straight, having just taken another set of pictures while descending Laurel Mountain. The pictures were taken by me through the car window as my husband drove  along the steep descent

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