Sunday we went for a nature walk. It seemed good way to ramp up our outdoorsy muscles for the hikes from our pre-parenting/pre-homeowner days. And I had an added hope that it would boost my worldbuilding for CTSS. I’ve been struggling to envision the trip from the Hastor estate Merris Freehold to the seaport city of Darshailia for a while now.
George W. Vanderbilt Park in Greenville has a unique feature I needed to consider–stone walls. Created from an old farm (originally known as Sherill House, that had long been owned by the Vanderbilt family… [funny how their name keeps showing up in NYS history--even funnier the name Sherill, which invites embarrassing stories about a bus driver, motorcycles and midnight trips to Denny's during the years I lived in Troy])… Continue reading