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Category: Adirondacks

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On Ice: WW Durant & Raquette Lake Navigation Co

On Ice: WW Durant & Raquette Lake Navigation Co

On the way home from our delightful trip to Tupper Lake in the Adirondacks, we made a pit stop at Raquette Lake. There’s a boat there in the lake– right in the ice!– that serves as a snowmobilers’ rest stop. The place was totally packed with red-cheeked, frosty-breathed snowmobilers. The boat, the W.W. Durant maintained […]

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Driving to the 'Daks

Driving to the ‘Daks

We took a day trip to the Adirondacks last week. What an adventure! The weather forecast called for “relatively” precipitation-free weather… but they were wrong. I’ve been on bad roads before (I used to live in Cherry Valley, Rt. 20 area), but this was awful. Just a small amount of wet flurries, and our car […]

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The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

Has it really been thirty years?! The >Winter Olympics was held in Lake Placid, NY, in 1980. I was a little girl then but I remember the Olympics! It was broadcast on television; the ice skating and speed skating competitions were my favorite. Remember Eric Heiden?! And Scott Hamilton… and Robin Cousins from the UK? […]

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Get Ready For Fall Foliage Touring!

Get Ready For Fall Foliage Touring!

Wow, it’s going to be a great year for leaf peeping, I can feel it in my bones. The weather has been very warm lately, but I expect a cold snap to strike, and when it does, the colors of our trees in New York will look SPECTACULAR. Do you know that people come from […]

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