Tag Archives: upstate New York

The North Country

My wife and I just returned from a trip to “The North Country,” or upstate New York. It was my dad’s 80th birthday, so we timed our annual trip back east with his birthday. Since there were several of us … Continue reading

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The Running

Years ago, when I had visited my dad and was still into running, I was inspired to write this story. I lived at (and still do) well over a mile in altitude in Colorado and going back home drops me … Continue reading

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Drive-Ins

I love drive-in theaters! We used to frequent one in the town we live in, packed up the truck with sleeping bags, pillows, and blankets—our dog—and drove off to the Aircadia Drive-In. Back the truck in and drop the tail … Continue reading

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What Dreams Are Made Of

Wow, when I first reread this at the end of June, it just blew me away! I’d forgotten about this story, but once I began reading it—not unlike the character in the story—I began remembering things… creepy, unsettling things. Well, … Continue reading

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Cheese and The Town of Chateaugay, New York

After visiting the Saint Patrick Cemetery, my stepmom and I did a little “tour” of the town of Chateaugay itself. It being a during a work day, it was quite deserted. There’s the town proper, then there’s also lower Chateaugay … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick Cemetery, Chateaugay, New York

After having visited High Falls Park, my stepmom and I briefly stopped by the Saint Patrick Cemetery, which is just off the appropriately named  Cemetery Road. I’d noticed it when we drove in to visit the falls, as we hooked … Continue reading

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A Walk on the W!ld Side!

On July 14, 2015, during my vacation to upstate New York, I made a trip to Tupper Lake, New York’s The W!ld Center, which is a natural history museum of upstate New York. Here are directions to the place. Their … Continue reading

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