Growing up in Schroon Lake, one of my favorite times of the year was Christmas. The local stores and homes would begin to sparkle with holiday lights and decorations, and if we were lucky snow would begin to fall and it would feel like a winter wonderland. Holiday parties kicked-off, holiday traditions were shared, and great memories were made with family and friends. This year will be no
A couple of weeks prior to this jaunt in the woods, Jim and I found ourselves pondering the idea of doing a hike in the Hudson River Gorge, but the ill-weather forecast caused us to choose a different hike, which brought us in the region near Balfour Lake. The weather prediction for the day, which I fully believe is determined behind the scenes with a roll of the dice, was projected to be partly
A change of plansThis hike was a fusion of revisiting locations for me, but for Jim it was completely new territory. We had planned on a different hike in the area, but if bad weather were to persist I had this location as a back-up. So rather than stomp around the Hudson River Gorge Primitive Area in foul weather we ended up in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest. It had been several years,
Blogging about food…does anyone have a better job than me? This week, our blogging team went looking for the perfect Adirondack meal, and I got the honor of checking out the various eateries in Schroon Lake to put the perfect meal together. Judging by the two places I visited one recent beautiful fall day, Schroon Lake is definitely the place to go when you’re hungry!
Sticks & Stones Wood
By: Tammy Whitty-Brown
Tis (almost) the season!As I sit here on my porch looking out over the sparkling waters of Palmer Pond, it is hard to believe that Christmas is only forty-six days away. It is sunny and nearly 60 degrees today. This year, the Adirondacks have been blessed with a warm and beautiful fall. However, in contrast, the cool crisp evening air lets us know that “ol’ man” winter is