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...
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...
Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Now is the time for last minute outdoor swims in the Adirondacks. A week of unseasonably warm weather kicks off September in the Adirondack Mountains. Although many of us are ready for snow, these warm temperatures are welcomed by most. I’ll admit, it is nice to...
Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Swim in the Adirondacks soon. Although the meteorological and the astronomical calendars disagree, it is easy to believe fall starts on August 1 in the Adirondacks. Trees apt to change colors first get started, and the average daily temperature is lower each day....
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