Category Archives: New York

And Now The End is Near- Bash Bish Falls

And so the Hike begins I started down the well groomed trail. I was looking forward to the falls. Bash Bish Brook was running pretty fast along side the trail.  Its a pretty walk but it wasn’t long before I … Continue reading

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The Destination isn’t Bad Either-Bash Bish Falls

The Destination isn’t bad either. After  I left the one lane road behind it wasn’t too far before I reached my destination. I pulled into the parking area at the trail head for Bash Bish Falls and immediately noticed two … Continue reading

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I Love NY

Meanwhile Back at the countdown of the states… Yes! New York State, not the city although I have been to New York City several times. I have to check off New York State because that’s where I grew up. The … Continue reading

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This is what 90 Looks Like

Yesterday was my mother’s 90th birthday. She still lives on her own and goes bowling in a league every week. That’s 10 pin, “big balls”. No little wimpy candle pins or duck pins for her. My Mother lives in New York … Continue reading

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2 for 2

Since it’s Sunday I thought I’d take a break from the Alaska story to brag a little bit. While we were in Alaska and unable to obtain a copy of the Boston Sunday Globe, another of my pictures got published. … Continue reading

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Another photo Challenge

According to the paper this is the “World’s Largest Photo Contest”. Since I entered a few photo contests last year I get invitations to enter photo contests all the time. I seldom do because they all have that “popularity” part and I’ve … Continue reading

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Last Chance

Friday was too windy, Saturday was a wash out with heavy rains. Only one more chance to get those hot air balloons in the air. I am starting to feel like Goldilocks…one was too hot, one was too cold…will Sunday be … Continue reading

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Scenic Train to North Creek

OK I have a confession to make before we get started. I don’t know how scenic this train ride was at all.  Four of us took the trip, my sister, my mother and my aunt…my mom’s sister-in-law. But let me … Continue reading

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Moonglow and Fireworks

Traffic is crawling, stop and go,stop and go.  Ahead we can see 3 enormous balloons bobbing and weaving. Sometimes they wink out. Sometimes they look like they are about to fall over before we hear the whoosh and see them stand … Continue reading

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Beautiful Lake George, NY

Early fall in the Adirondacks is always lovely. Nights are cool and crisp but days are comfortable and often breezy. As fall progresses you get treated to magnificent colors from the yellows and brown of the birches to the deep … Continue reading

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