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Make it a Memorable Memorial Day
Make it a Memorable Memorial Day
Here it comes... the first traditional holiday of the summer season and many of us are beginning to make our long weekend plans. The Town of Crown Point is gearing up for their annual Memorial Day celebration held Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. This community has been hosting Memorial Day celebrations for 149 years! They extend gracious hospitality for everyone to come and enjoy … [Read More]
A Spring Hike To Crowfoot Pond
A Spring Hike To Crowfoot Pond
 Recently my wife and I took a little spring outing. The morning sky was clear and the sun shown warm as we started out. Opening the car door, our two enthusiastic companions and intrepid explorers, Cappy and Waggs, excitedly jumped in and we embarked. We have been exploring our local CATS (Champlain Area Trails), starting with a lovely hike up Coot Hill/Big Hollow last fall. We decided … [Read More]
Best spring hiking picks!
Best spring hiking picks!
Spring is a great time to hike. For everything there is a season, and spring hiking is about the contradictions.There are brisk winds, but we never get too hot. The weather can turn on a dime, but that means indirect lighting for stunning photos. It might rain, but it is also peak waterfall season.Here's some suggestions for enjoyable spring hikes.Quick & easyIf you are thrilled by roaring … [Read More]
An Insider Guide to Visiting Fort Ticonderoga in 2017
An Insider Guide to Visiting Fort Ticonderoga in 2017
(Featured Image Courtesy and Copyright Fort Ticonderoga)  Just a few more days and Fort Ticonderoga will be open for the season! There you find an ever-changing adventure. I recently spoke directly with Beth Hill, President and CEO of Fort Ticonderoga to get the inside scoop on what exciting experiences we might find at the Fort this year. I will share her insight on a few not-to-be- … [Read More]
Spring Birding in the Champlain Valley!
Spring Birding in the Champlain Valley!
A Beautiful DayWith the shifting weather patterns of spring comes a changing diversity of birds — seemingly different every day. In an effort to get lucky and find species of note moving into or through the region, I have been outside as often as I can – mostly walking Wren near our home. But when the forecast looked as splendid as it did for a late-April day, it was time for a trip further … [Read More]

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