Monthly Archives: September 2007

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This week, I’m in Boston, which has so much to offer; the Red Sox, duck boats, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, Sam Adams Beer, Union Oyster House, Fenway Park, and so much rich history and heritage. Unfortunately, I’m working 30 miles west of Boston in Marlborough.

I was in Boston earlier this year with my-lovely-wife-Cynthia when we were able to take the time to enjoy what Boston has to offer, though we didn’t make it to Union Oyster House. Maybe next time.

This week’s classes were held at the “Denny Miller Training Center” in Englewood, CO, which is nothing special, except to say that it’s next door to a baseball field; Woo Hoo!

As you can probably see, the weather is perfect as usual here, but I’m not bitter! We tried to move to Denver several years ago because of the perfect weather, but the plan failed. Some would say “It wasn’t meant to be”.

Instead of trying once again to move away from the inclement Oregon weather, my-lovely-wife-Cynthia and I spend as much time in Hawaii as we can, which has even better weather than Denver.

Here’s a peek into the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Fire Academy, where this week’s seminars were held. An excellent facility located in Conshohocken, PA, which is about 15 miles west of Philadelphia.

Granted, there’s a *lot* off traffic in this part of the country, but If you stay off of the freeways, the drive is nice along Highway 23; rolling hills, lots of trees, gorgeous homes, and green spaces. All in all, a pleasant place.

I just can’t figure out the meaning of the unusual town names, such as Gladwyne, Bala CynWyd, Bryn Mawr, Berwyn, Pencoyd, Manayunk, etc.