Tag Archives: Winter Sport

2 day hikes in the Berkshire Mountains

By Jelane A. Kennedy After two great snowstorms in the Northeast this month it was time to enjoy a couple of hikes. We decided to take a trip to the Berkshires, for a change of pace. One of our favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Berkshires | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Places: State Park, Schroon Lake Region | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Places: State Park | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Seven Winter Meditations

By Jelane A. Kennedy As Abbey our camper van sits snuggled in the garage hooked up to her battery tender winter winds blow. It can be a time of melancholy. Yet nature during winter can also carry many wonderful surprises. … Continue reading

Posted in Places: State Park, Schroon Lake Region | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Cold feet-warm soul: First Night Saratoga Springs, New York.

By Jelane A. Kennedy The temperature was at 11 degrees at 1st Night, with a light snow falling. A night that layers were needed. Snow boots, long underwear and everyone wearing their wool finery. But it didn’t matter that it … Continue reading

Posted in Places: Cities | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

It’s all about the clothes – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival

By Jelane A. Kennedy “What are you planning to wear besides your coat & boots?” I asked Eileen. “Long underwear, my thermal pants, double socks, wool sweater, scarf, and mittens with my liners.” Eileen replied. So started our day to … Continue reading

Posted in Places: State Park | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A Lifetime Sport – Sledding

By Jelane A. Kennedy At some point most of us who live in snow country give up sledding. For me it was probably around late middle school when I learned to downhill ski. It was time to move on to … Continue reading

Posted in Places: Cities, Schroon Lake Region, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments