Tag Archives: Upstate New York

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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Second Place in a local art contest

I’ve had minor success selling photography.  Well, enough success to have to file taxes for it, and be able to say it pays for itself so that’s good.  At the same time, I have always been hesitant to enter it … Continue reading

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Night Photography – Super Moon 2012

People love photographs of the moon. Now, this is a photo of the full moon, which is what most people try to photograph when they begin shooting at night. But in fact photos of partial moons are actually far better. … Continue reading

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Adirondack Park and Preserve- “Above Lake George” with bonus material

Lake George centers in so many of our minds as the setting of James Fennimore Cooper’s classic novel “Last of the Mohicans”.  From Fort William Henry at the south end of the lake to Fort Ticondaroga in the north the … Continue reading

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Adironadack Park and Preserve- Adirondack Reflections

Summer in the Adirondacks often brings storms, and then spectacular sunsets.  This sunset was on Lake Durant, just outside Indian Lake New York.  Lake Durant is a “developed campground” run by New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation.  It has a … Continue reading

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A Visit to Stony Brook State Park

Stony Brook State Park is a physically small park when compared to Watkins Glen or the nearby Letchworth State Park.  But I feel it may be my favorite of the three.  That may be because it is the one I’ve … Continue reading

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New York State Parks In Autumn

For many of us who have ties to upstate New York Watkins Glen State Park, Letchworth State Park, and Stony Brook State Park are places with special meaning. From family reunions, to church picnics, to spending time there with someone … Continue reading

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