Tag Archives: summer

Adirondack Weekend 4th of July 2011

Five years ago I was working in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York State with the Department of Environmental Conservation as what was called a “back country steward”.  Essentially this meant that I spent my workweek in the forested … Continue reading

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Should I Review Stuff?

Lots of people review stuff. Some people even use the stuff they review. I’d like to think I’ve got legitimate opinions on the gear I use, but do you all think there’s a need for yet another gear reviewer? I’d … Continue reading

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That time I wasn’t arrested for being an ax murderer.

That summer in the Adirondacks led to many opportunities. I climbed the highest peak in the state for the first time since I was 13 or 14. I made friendships that continue to this day even though we’re now spread … Continue reading

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Wine, Tourism and Art

You climb northwards along the western side of Keuka Lake, following County Route 76 out of Hammondsport, quickly leaving lake level behind you. You pass by old houses and new, and soon the road begins to roll following the topography … Continue reading

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A Brief Wander Back North

My actual job has me on the road pretty much year round.  Living out of a set of suitcases isn’t as horrible as you’d think although it turns out that I have far too many long sleeve shirts compared to … Continue reading

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