Rockefeller Green


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Ponder the modern world as an “age” in history’s timeline. Let’s call it the “Fossil Fuel ” age – hundreds, thousands of years from now – marked with linear bookends in high school textbooks. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Ice Age, Fossil Fuel Age – simply another unit of study. Industrialization, steam engines, coal, striking oil, combustion engines, plastics – environmental waste, greenhouse gasses, carbon emissions, fouled water….. Another “age” with a beginning and end.

Historically speaking, each great “age” heralds monumental change – radical departures from “business as usual”. Changing “age” rarely happened without considerable turmoil. Bronze Age copper mines in present day Jordan for instance, obviously not pleased when smelted iron obliterated centuries old bastions of wealth and power. Control was reassigned, fortunes dried up or shifted, fresh opportunities presented themselves – ultimately civilization advanced. Ages of man don’t politely roll over, respectfully making way for new…

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Rockefeller Green


notestoponder

Ponder the modern world as an “age” in history’s timeline. Let’s call it the “Fossil Fuel ” age – hundreds, thousands of years from now – marked with linear bookends in high school textbooks. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Ice Age, Fossil Fuel Age – simply another unit of study. Industrialization, steam engines, coal, striking oil, combustion engines, plastics – environmental waste, greenhouse gasses, carbon emissions, fouled water….. Another “age” with a beginning and end.

Historically speaking, each great “age” heralds monumental change – radical departures from “business as usual”. Changing “age” rarely happened without considerable turmoil. Bronze Age copper mines in present day Jordan for instance, obviously not pleased when smelted iron obliterated centuries old bastions of wealth and power. Control was reassigned, fortunes dried up or shifted, fresh opportunities presented themselves – ultimately civilization advanced. Ages of man don’t politely roll over, respectfully making way for new…

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Great Walking Trail – South Peachtree Creek Trail


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Staycation Atlanta

IMG_3366We are so lucky in Georgia and Atlanta to have so many Parks and Trails! I found this one today and I am so glad I did. IMG_3307It is a beautiful day today, crisp and clear, the trail is a little over a mile. The scenery is great! IMG_3311Cute little bird houses…Lots of graffiti. IMG_3363Not tons, I guess the appropriate amount for train tunnels. IMG_3321It is pleasant and peaceful. IMG_3342There is a park at the end with many baseball fields. (or the beginning depending on where you start)IMG_3350This park is a the back of Mason Mill Park off of Clairmont Road. IMG_3365Let me know of a park I can visit near you. Happy Staycation!!!

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