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Reminiscences

Memories of the Covington area and changes that have occurred as recalled by a native of the area for over forty years.

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A Fascinating View

April 1st, 2015 at Wed, 1st, 2015 at 10:09 pm by Rick Bergum

If you’ve lived in Covington or the surrounding areas for any length of time, you probably know a lot of the back roads and shortcuts that newcomers aren’t aware of. Even then, however, there are times when you might take a road you’ve rarely, if ever, traveled, and when you emerge on the other end you think, “Wow! I didn’t know this is where this came out.” Now imagine someone new to the area.  They’re not familiar with hardly anything around here, so every road is an adventure.  And not having lived here long, they don’t have the advantage of seeing roads change over the years.

Here’s an idea.  Have you ever done a Google view of the area?  Type in your address on Google and do a street view.  It will give you an overhead, bird’s eye view of everything.  Now you can move your mouse around and follow roads, look at landmarks, view lakes, homes and more.  It’s really quite fascinating, to say the least and often you come to realize just how close one landmark is to another; sometimes separated only by trees, a hill, a valley or stream.

When you start viewing Covington from the air, you begin to realize just how populated it really is and how much it has grown in just a few short decades.  Check it out.  See where you live and pan around for a fascinating snapshot of your home.

I've lived in Covington for over 50 years. I've seen a lot of changes in Covington during that time and hope to share a few of these periodically. I enjoy writing and also write a blog for those in the custodial field. (The link is included on this blog page.) You can also find information on Facebook under the name Custodial Soupçon.

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