Tag Archives: State Park

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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Adirondack Folk Music Festival-A fun August Sunday afternoon.

By Jelane A. Kennedy The second Sunday in August brought the annual Adirondack Folk Music Festival started in 1989 in Schroon Lake, New York and sponsored by the Schroon Lake Arts Council. Each year the free festival takes place on … Continue reading

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