Before our last snowstorm a pair of blue jays flew at my kitchen window.
January 2015 made the phrase ”real Winter” a very appropriate way to describe a very cold January.
I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.
Seven, eight, open the gate.” Did that conjure up any memories of your childhood? How about, “one, two, buckle my shoe?” I suppose you could stuff that in a category called Nursery Rhymes. It’s one of those things you learn very early and never forget.
Again we can talk about the weather. Guess it is the norm for now.
We moved to my wife’s home town (North Creek) in the late fall of 1969. I had a relatively new wife (2 and a half years) and a brand new daughter.
Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.
Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.
Ron and Missy Allen, Julia and Caden went to New York City last Monday where Julia had to have heart surgery.
As I pen this week’s column on a cold Feb. 1 morning, there is a slight chill in the air. The thermometer reads -8 F, and a stiff wind is blowing in hard from the west. The sun is shining and the scene is idilic.
This has been a very long hard week for so many people.
Seventy-six European conservation scientists from twenty-five countries have recently pooled their efforts and reported that the numbers of lynx, wolves, brown bears, and wolverines living in various regions of Europe (exclusive of the British Isles, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia) have stabilized and begun to increase in number.
After being asked to describe his 60-plus year career as an Adirondack guide, the late Tony Deepe of Lake George claimed simply, “It’s been a good life.”
Over 60 folks attended the NYS Department of Environmental Conservations Imperial Dam Fish Passage Project meeting held in Plattsburgh Jan. 21.
I recently realized the truth in the old adage, “What goes around, comes around”.