Tag Archives: New York State

New York State Vacation 2019 – North Country Waterfalls

Last month my wife and I went back to see my folks in upstate NY. When were weren’t hanging out at the house, we were driving out and about, as usual, but lately have taken up “Waterfall Huntin’,” as I’ve … 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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New York Vacation 2017 – Lake George and Bolton Landing

The next leg of our August 2017 vacation involved my wife and I driving up from Bennington, Vermont by way of Lake George, New York. We’d stopped in the town of Lake George to check out the bustling little town, … Continue reading

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Kirschner Cover Art: In Pinelight, by Thomas Rayfiel

When I first saw this cover, I was stunned—stopped in my tracks, much like The Grievers. I loved this cover! Much like my discussion of Grace, this cover also brings me back to my life in the Adirondacks of upstate … Continue reading

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