Thursday, October 08, 2009

One of those serendipitous discoveries . . .

My brother sent me an email an hour ago:
Hey John!

I was just reading about a power outage in the Catskills, and the article mentioned that one of the streets that lost power was . . . of all things . . . John Holzmann Road!

Were you aware that there was a road “named after” you?
Naw! It couldn't be. But I clicked through on the link he provided.

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If it had existed 35 years ago, when I was in high school, I could have ridden my bike there. It is less than 60 miles from the house where I lived at the time in upstate eastern New York:

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Pretty amazing.

[If you're reading this in Facebook, I posted the original on my personal blog.]
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