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The 28th Annual Adirondack Car Show in Lake George

This past September, the weekend after Labor Day, numerous automobile enthusiasts thronged to Lake George, NY to show off their wares and precious car designs at the 28th Annual Adirondack Car Show. A group of us went to walk around. … Continue reading

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A Hot Day on Garnet Lake

It was a very hot day while I visited Dad this summer. We decided to take the dogs to Garnet Lake in the southern Adirondacks so they could swim and cool off. Unfortunately, there were lots of other people with the … Continue reading

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Artwork at Teaneck Creek

Included in the hike at the Teaneck Creek Conservancy, are many examples of artwork. The first noticeable examples are some sculptures in the parking lot. But throughout the hike are murals, statues, and various wood designs that give the hike … Continue reading

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Castle Williams on Governor’s Island

At the Northwest corner of Governor’s Island sits Castle Williams. It was a fort and is a landmark in NY Harbor. It was set up as a prison in the early 1900s, filled with various cells. The courtyard feels like … Continue reading

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Fort Jay on Governor’s Island

In the middle of the northern section of Governor’s Island sits Fort Jay. It is a star shaped fort, that sits inside and atop a hill. You cross a bridge into a cobblestoned courtyard and can climb up to various … Continue reading

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A Very Hot Trip to Governor’s Island

Located south of Manhattan, lies Governor’s Island –  a tiny island that was used as a military installation during the Revolutionary War, then an army outpost, then a Coast Guard installation. There are two forts located on the island which … Continue reading

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Being Let in to Marble Cemetery

There are several small cemeteries throughout NYC. Most are closed to the public, but on some occasions, you can enter during an event or public opening. Such was the case with the New York Marble Cemetery, which opens its gates … Continue reading

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