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Dedicated staff setting up WG to be as good as it can be. So much to do before the next snowstorm is our mantra. Appreciate all the help and encouragement from so many. Thanksgiving weekend is our goal to open with a wreath workshop, cafe open for lunch, sales, repairs, and the last trail work weekend. This is hard work yet worth it!

Fall Wake Up MODE

UPCOMING EVENTS: Trail Blazer Days every weekend in November @ 9 am with WG Cafe Lunch noon thirty or so. Wreath Making Workshop Dec 1 @ 1 pm and  Jack Frost Dec 7 *  Calendar 19-20

Snow Last Winter 102 ” Oct 2 Nov 14 Dec 20 Jan 27 Feb 17 Mar 21

 WYEP Sustainable Pittsburgh *  WYEP Top 50 Bands Year In Review

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.  Plato

Serving Lunches Nov. Weekends For Mountain Trail VolunteersBEST OFF SEASON CATERING *  WG Cafe Catering pdf

Trail Helpers Sunday Good way to start off the season. THANKS ! Mike, Bud, Dick, Kevin and Michele, Isaac, Cass, Laura and Harry, Tom, Keith, Dan, Ed, and Kevin  Saturday’s Crew Mike and Cheryl, Ed, Kevin, Tom, Cory, Ben, Mike, Jamie, Bert and Susie and Robert, several WG staffers and gourmet soups via KB and Owen.  Over 700 hours of care so far.

Last Weekend appreciate Kevin and Susan, Ed, Mike, Dick, Liz and Lee, Bert, Robert, Bruce, Jess, Shane and Ali, John and Trudi, Tom, Frank, Dani, Harry and Laura, Bud, Bruce, Alex, John, Mark, and several WG staffers netting 225 hours. Appreciate all the trail helpers our first weekend. Bud, Anna and Ronnie, Dick, Bruce, JT, Laura and Harry, Kevin and Susan, Ed, Eric, Tommy P, Tom J, and a bunch of WG staffers. Cafe delicious KB, Paul and Owen. Over 250 hrs. trailwork the first weekend. 

HOT!!! Purple Fiddle DO NOT MISS SHOWS Art Spring Benefit 12/6, Suitcase Junket 12/13, Ward Hayden and the Outliers 12/20, Black Lillies 12/30 & 31, Western Centuries 1/25

Laurie guest chef Highland Market * New WV Tourism Video 

Enough for a snowball…more rain and snow this weekend!

Thank you and YEAH!

To our Season Passers: Optimism Is A Nice Thing To Share Thanks To You…our first passers from Fund Raiser for local artist Michael Doig reporting in soon. 

Volunteer Ski Patrollers: Stro, Adam, Ben, Jeff, Penny, Paul, Jason, Gary, Brad, Chip, Joel, Janelle, Liz, Krissy, Mike, John, locals Dr. Ed Rader, Dr. Tom Johnson, and other visiting patrollers. 

Messenger by Mary Oliver

My work is loving the world.
Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird—
equal seekers of sweetness.
Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums.
Here the clam deep in the speckled sand.

Are my boots old? Is my coat torn?
Am I no longer young, and still not half-perfect? Let me
keep my mind on what matters,
which is my work,

which is mostly standing still and learning to be
astonished.
The phoebe, the delphinium.
The sheep in the pasture, and the pasture.
Which is mostly rejoicing, since all the ingredients are here,

which is gratitude, to be given a mind and a heart
and these body-clothes,
a mouth with which to give shouts of joy
to the moth and the wren, to the sleepy dug-up clam,
telling them all, over and over, how it is
that we live forever. 

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