Earth Day in the Adirondack Mountains

Earth Day in the Adirondack Mountains

Happy Earth Day 2017 from the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. In honor of our collective Mother, I hope you can spend as much time as possible outside today to honor her handiwork. Also in honor of Earth Day, I will reprise a story from the Adirondack...
Make an Adirondack Luminaria Ice Candle

Make an Adirondack Luminaria Ice Candle

No one does a better job at beauty than Mother Nature. It is probably for this reason I collect and display Nature’s works of art. Artifacts from the outdoors like old bird nests and sea shells, pine cones, birch bark, and fresh balsam branches collect dust in my home...
Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Evidence supports the Adirondack Lifestyle Wellness Theory. . . again. Maria felt under the weather; she was tired and lethargic. Despite her normally sunny disposition she had little enthusiasm for life. She had a tough time mustering any strong feeling, good or bad,...
Book Review: Out Like a Lion, a mystery by Ann Melious

Book Review: Out Like a Lion, a mystery by Ann Melious

There is nothing like curling up with a good mystery book to help you through a bad winter in the Adirondacks. Lucky for me, Ann Melious chose this winter to publish her first book, “Out Like a Lion.” Forget rapid drops in temperature or moose during the rut. The most...
Happy National Dog Day from the Adirondacks

Happy National Dog Day from the Adirondacks

Today is National Dog Day, so give your dog a hug and a treat. At least give him or her a treat because if he had to chose between the two, that is what she would pick. In honor of the day, my favorite canine, Zeifreid Von Schtump, aka, Ziggy, had an extra treat,...
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