Summer Solstice in the Adirondack Mountains

Summer Solstice in the Adirondack Mountains

That’s a wrap on spring! Welcome to summer and enjoy this photo essay of the season from Adirondack Lifestyle in Lake Placid, New York Happy longest day of the year! The good news is it is all downhill from here as the days grow shorter and we make our way to...
Wildflowers Make an Early Appearance in Lake Placid

Wildflowers Make an Early Appearance in Lake Placid

Winter sports fans not appeased – still annoyed with Mother Nature. The aptly named Spring Beauty, or Claytonia virginica, is always the first wildflower to appear here at Adirondack Lifestyle headquarters. This year was no exception. Also as usual, I smelled the...
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 First Day of Spring in the Adirondacks

The First Day of Spring in the Adirondacks

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”  – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations The first day of spring in Lake Placid, New York, was exactly as Charles...
Forlorn in Lake Placid

Forlorn in Lake Placid

We are currently living through the least snowiest winter in Lake Placid, New York. This photo of Ziggy on Lake Placid the lake during a recent hike – not cross-country ski – captured the spirit of winter 2016 in the Adirondacks. So...
October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

October Snow Welcome Home to the Adirondack Mountains

After we rode out Hurricane Joaquin on an east coast barrier island, the resident biologist and I jumped on an airplane last week and deplaned in 98-degree Tempe, Arizona for a three-day family celebration. Literary cognoscenti appreciate the effect of contrast when...
Translate »