Tag Archives: State Park

Summer Solstice 2018 Photo Essay

By Jelane A. Kennedy It feels like summer is finally winning the battle over winter here in the Northeast. It has been a long time in coming with lots of ups and downs. For this Solstice Photo Essay I have … 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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How we start the first of the year – winter hiking!

By Jelane A. Kennedy For several years now we have been going on a hike on New Years Day. When our schedule permits we have also made the first week of the new-year our re-boot time in nature. Usually our … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice-Fall Photo Essay 2015

By Jelane A. Kennedy When really is the Winter Solstice? After a bit of an Internet search I decided to look for information in the United Kingdom where Stonehenge is to get the best answer. The Solstice is actually considered … Continue reading

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How I earned my road warrior badge.

By Jelane A. Kennedy “So are you headed to Williston?” A male voice said across from me at the gas pump. Looking up from my quiet reprieve, “Ah, yes we are”. “Your van kind of looks like an RV.” “Actually … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls – a lesson in contrasts.

By Jelane A. Kennedy All aboard to Niagara Falls! The snowstorm of the day before added a wintry touch to the area adding a sense of wonder. Taking the train to Niagara was like running through a white tunnel as … Continue reading

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