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 far.
Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

Happy Fall Equinox 2015 From Lake Placid

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs Fall arrived in Lake Placid this morning at 4:21 a.m. This time of year in the Adirondacks is usually noted for the outrageously colorful foliage, but the leaves are slow...
Thank you summer,  you can leave Lake Placid now.

Thank you summer, you can leave Lake Placid now.

Despite how the hot and humid weather makes it feel like mid-summer in the Adirondacks right now, it is the second week of September. Leaves are changing and snow has already fallen in western parts of the United States. I haven’t whined about skiing and I have...
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