Tag Archives: New York State

My Dad Created a Forest

Waaay back behind our house, I’m not even sure if the land was our property or a neighbor’s (or even State owned, for that matter), my Dad created a forest. My dad was a New York State Department of Environmental … Continue reading

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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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