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One year in Connecticut- 6 things I’ve learned.

By Jelane A. Kennedy I have now been commuting and/or living in Connecticut about a year. I thought I would share some of what I have learned. First Connecticut is a small State. It can still take a while to … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Photo Essay 2017

By Jelane A. Kennedy As I consider the time between September and now, it is hard to believe all that has taken place. 2017 has been a packed year; fast charging non-stop it feels like. We have had a year … Continue reading

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Two little nature trails in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

By Jelane A. Kennedy In our most recent visit to the Berkshires Eileen and I decided we want to try to find a couple of new hiking trails in the area of Pittsfield. We have our old standbys that we … Continue reading

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John Boyd Thacher State Park – an Oasis near Albany

By Jelane A. Kennedy Visiting John Boyd Thacher State Park has been a family favorite for generations. When I first met Eileen one of the first places we went to hike near Albany was Thacher Park as the locals call it. … Continue reading

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Small Town 4th of July – Schroon Lake, New York

This year we participated in the Schroon Lake 4th of July celebration. For a number of years we have spent the 4th in Saco, Maine but now that our friends who managed the KOA in Saco have moved on we … Continue reading

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2 more hikes in the Berkshires – {Ashuvillticook and Greylock}

By Jelane A. Kennedy In April we decided again we needed a break and choose to hike another couple of areas in the Berkshires. As in the Adirondacks, spring brings wet and soggy ground so there are times when finding … Continue reading

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Spring Photo Essay – 2017

By Jelane A. Kennedy Spring sprung 10 days ago but here in the Northeast it still feels as though winter is trying to keep it’s icy grip!! Although the light is at a new angle, at times when I got … Continue reading

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