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Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington, NY

Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington, NY

This trip probably takes the award for one of the best experiences we have ever had. We’ve been to hundreds of places in New York State, so that’s saying a lot. I’m still overwhelmed by the incredible beauty, the energizing atmosphere, the utter tranquility of Whiteface Mountain. It’s one of the most beloved peaks of […]

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Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, Part 3

Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, Part 3

If you don’t have a hankering to go see this museum after the first two posts about our trip (read Part 1 here and Part 2 here), I don’t know what to tell you. It took us two full days (and then some) to see this museum and we had a BLAST. My kids’ heads […]

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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? […]