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Breaking My Ass On Breakneck Ridge

I’m not the man I used to be

photo of Breakneck by author

Today I’ll be riding north to climb a mountain and bask in the wonders of fall in the Hudson Valley. The following is a piece I wrote about doing this very hike on a hot summer day two months ago.

Before surrendering to prison, I did a fair amount of hiking in the Hudson Valley. At least twice a month between March and November…

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William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

I’m just an old lump of coal. But I’m gonna be a diamond someday!