Category Archives: Nature

Sunset on the Rocks

I managed to finally get outside and get a hike in after who knows how long it’s been! It was obviously later in the afternoon, and I’d been trying to squeeze one in for quite some time. But given the … Continue reading

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New York State Vacation – Paul Smiths VIC

As I’d mentioned, last month I’d traveled to upstate New York. While there I managed to take a hike on a really cool trail called the Heron Marsh Trail, which winds around (take a guess!) Heron Marsh, but also travels … Continue reading

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NYS Honeycrisp Apples

A couple of years ago, I was introduced to the North Country Honeycrisp—and I loved it. I say “North Country,” because I’ve had “Colorado” versions and they taste nothing like the ones I had upstate. And when I went back … Continue reading

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Adirondack Bug Dope

While on vacation in upstate New York last week, I’d stumbled upon a new bug dope that looked like underarm deodorant. It’s called Bye-Bye BlackFly, and it worked beautifully! Check out their info here. There appears to be another company … Continue reading

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New York State Vacation 2018 – Lake Champlain Ferry

Last week I made a solo trip to upstate New York for the week. I returned yesterday. I was visiting family and helping out around the place, but did manage to get out a little. In this post are images … Continue reading

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Today’s Hike – Garden of the Gods – May 22, 2018

Today I had gotten back outside and taken what has become my “usual” hike. It’s through Garden of the Gods, so it’s not really a gnarly hike. I can’t do those anymore…at least not until I get a certain something … Continue reading

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Beauty Is In The Iris Of The Beholder!

I’d been on one of my hikes through Garden of the Gods late last week and came upon an area of blooming irises! They were so gorgeous! There must have been about a dozen of them in this singular little … Continue reading

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