It is a relatively safe place to bike on the road without the danger of cars so it's easy to find yourself drifting in Walter Mitty fashion. This place makes me feel happy but also sad - the same kind of sad when I see a singular collection of old tools at a flea market.
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In junior-high, I carried the Martin's Ferry Times-Leader. The route number was St.C.#6, averaged 56 papers and was $2.17/month. I had one of these to do the monthly collections:
The pennies per push was adjustable and I, feeling very automated, had it set for three cents.