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Going Loon-y

Going Loon-y

I was helping my son with his school work today. For one assignment, he had to compose a paragraph of an exciting trip he’s taken. He chose to write about our summer trip to Blue Mountain Lake, but was having difficulty getting started. To inspire him, we looked through some of the photos of our […]

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Must-Have New York Nature Adirondack Travel Apps

Must-Have New York Nature Adirondack Travel Apps

From the isolated deep forests to the concrete jungles of New York City, YES, there’s an app for that. I routinely scour the Apple App Store for travel apps and here are some the best I’ve found. The Apple Store has the most abundant and diverse apps, to be sure, but many app creators are […]

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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 3

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 3

We spent the better part of a day at Fort Ticonderoga, taking in the magnificent sights of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain, absorbing the amazing and sometimes tragic history, and exploring the fort’s numerous labyrinthine pathways and alcoves. And this was all before we had even entered one building! Read Part 1 and Part […]

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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

In A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 1, I discussed the amazing views of the fort and its very important role in the defense of pre-colonial settlements and American Revolutionary strategy. After soaking in the glorious sights and enjoying a musket drill, we entered the interior ring of the fort that once housed the soldiers, […]

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