(Maumee, OH) The log pictured on your left was suspended atop the frozen Maumee River the other day, seemingly forever immobilized. The next journey into warmer temperatures, of course, will free and perhaps sink this decaying piece of wood, which may have traveled many miles down the Maumee to its current resting place.
Winter days like this in Northwest Ohio do not immediately prompt me to think of Manhattan vacations
, though my wife enjoys shopping in the Big Apple during the holiday season. Several years ago she traveled to New York City over Christmas break with our adult daughters, and they had a fine time shopping and seeing shows.
This log, however, is now well into a period of decline, and "enjoyment" is a state of being it will no longer experience.