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The Ultimate Guide to Pukwudgies! – Part 2 – Freetown Forest - Patreon Preview!

  The Ultimate Guide to Pukwudgies! – Part 2 – Freetown Forest - Patreon Preview! Freetown Forest is a 5,000 acre forest that includes 25 miles of trails, a wading pool, a splash pond, grilling stations, athletic fields, a grand pavilion, picnic areas, scenic overlooks, and fully equipped restrooms. It’s open to hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, swimming, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and just plain, old country strolling. That’s not even mentioning the fact that it’s also home to an entire Wampanoag reservation. All of this is just on the surface, though. It’s the kind of information that’s reserved for tourists and weekend warriors. Travel beyond this superficial layer and you’ll find a land of lore and legend. You’ll inhabit an other world of being and nothingness. You’ll exist amongst the truth and the aspirational. That’s because, among other things, Freetown Forest is home to… "Yes, we're bow and arrow guys, too." Pukwudgies! What’s happening righ

Easter in New England and Other Non-Existent Things - Patreon Preview!

"For we must Consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people are upon us; so that if we shall deal falsely with our god in this work we have undertaken and so cause him to withdraw his present help from us, we shall be made a story and a byword through the world, we shall open the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of god and all professors for Gods sake" - John Winthrop, Puritan lawyer and former governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Easter in New England and Other Non-Existent Things - Patreon Preview! Allow me to introduce you to John Winthrop:  "Ladies."   This fine fellow served as the governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1630-1634, 1637-1640, 1642-1644, and finally from 1646-1679. In that time, he would work, along with his people, to create a "city upon a hill" that would have the eyes of the world on it. That high city was Massachusetts Bay and the people creating it were the Puritans. This is the

Slightly Odd Fitchburg is on Patreon!

  I think at this point, we all understand that I'm not above a little begging. That's why I'm taking the time to let everyone know that Slightly Odd Fitchburg is now on Patreon! Joseph Palmer never begged. I'm so ashamed . I've been trying to figure out a way to let the community become a real part of the site and I think this is it! That's why I've created different ways for you to get involved, and I'd love for you to consider them! This is how I imagine the community, for some reason . Coming up with posts is fun and all, but I really think that it could be better! I've set up several tiers where you can really become a part of Slightly Odd Fitchburg with your feedback and ideas! It doesn't matter if you want to suggest content, vote on what you think we should talk about next, or even write your own guest blog every month! It's all up to you and I'm excited to give you a voice here! This could be you! PLEASE consider supporting Slig