Blog Entries in 2017

Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Nov 30, 2017
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If you like to quilt, you will love Aunt Polly's Material Girls. This charming shop, tucked along the scenic shores of the Hudson River, is a crafter's delight. Wonderful fabrics, plenty of notions, specialty tools, and local wool are all available at this full service quilting shop. Though I am not a crafter or quilter, I do enjoy the end products. This place helps anyone see the appeal. So
Submitted by Troy Thomas on Nov 14, 2017
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Submitted by Guest Blogger: Troy Thomas After a blend of hazelnut/chocolate coffee and a hearty, thoughtfully prepared, ham and cheese omelette breakfast, I set out early for my outing. Not five minutes into my journey, poised on the side of the road is a doe, regal in its timid stance, waiting to cross the road. I am grateful she saw me and I her. I remind myself that deer move from dusk until
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Nov 07, 2017
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To a lot of people, winter is not a season for fun. But maybe... you just haven't gone to the right place, or tried it in the right way. Sometimes, it can be amazing to simply shift your perspective. Fun bundlingThere's a saying in the Adirondacks that goes, "There's no bad weather, only bad dressing for it." I have found this to be very true. A warm coat that covers your whole torso, attention
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Nov 06, 2017
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The weekend of November 18 and 19 is going to be a special one for hunters. Gift and treasure hunters, that is. This is the weekend for both Holiday Craft Fairs, one in Schroon Lake and another two-day fair in Newcomb. Craft fairs might be my favorite place to shop for gifts for people I love, and to find things I love. I love wearable artI tell my husband he lucked out, in many ways, of course!
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Oct 18, 2017
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North Hudson has a lovely bunch of pond hikes, and a particular set of three are worth investigating. They are all close together and good for any skill level. They also let hikers choose how long they want to hike, and how much water they will find at the end. All three are located on Ensign Pond Road, along a 2.5 mile stretch. There's parking at the trailheads. Short and sweetThe Gero Pond