Discoveries made this week:-- Sometimes the intermission blackout doesn't come as soon as it usually does. Be prepared to improvise. -- Taughannock Falls, Ithaca -- Noses can drip indiscriminately and without warning, even onstage (and onto the stage), while one is being proposed to. -- There are still places where you can leave your door unlocked night and day; where one store sells bolts of fabric, soy cheese and dime candy; where the local antique shop owners go down to the pub and dance on Friday nights after 54 years of marriage. -- Having a campfire to sit out at changes everything.