Happy First Day of Fall from the Adirondack Mountains!

Happy First Day of Fall from the Adirondack Mountains!

The first day of fall 2017 dawned brisk and clear in Lake Placid. The chill didn’t last long; the temperature was above 70 degrees by noon today. The last days of summer in the Adirondack Mountains were delightfully sunny and warm thanks to the influence of a...
Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Spring Snow Brightens the Day in Lake Placid

Too little too late for skiing, but it is pretty. The dusting of snow that coated the ground this morning in Lake Placid was a bittersweet treat. After the warmest winter on record, there is no snow base to accept this post-equinox offering. In a normal winter, we...
The Adirondacks and Energy of Place

The Adirondacks and Energy of Place

On one hand, I believe one can always find a piece of nature to enjoy, even in a large metropolitan area such as New York City. I’ve traveled enough for business to places I’d otherwise never visit and always manage to sniff out decent options for trail runs, bike...
New Study Cites the Psychological Benefits of Wilderness

New Study Cites the Psychological Benefits of Wilderness

Honestly, this really is a totally, brand new study. I was delighted when I read the newly published article late last night; I could not believe my luck. The author of this news story in the Huffington Post describes a number of recent studies that show spending time...
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