The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

After a warm and almost hot road bike ride last week, I had to bundle up – just put a coat on, it’s all relative – to go outside this morning. Then, after a chilly weekend, Monday morning dawned 28 degrees and snowing, with an inch of snow on the ground at 2,200...
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...
Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Adirondack Easter Eye Candy 2015

Click through the images for this year’s Adirondack Easter eye candy. This year’s treats are snow and skiing themed because that is what is going on in Lake Placid Easter weekend 2015. As usual, click on an image for a larger version. Happy spring holidays...
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