Month: December 2013

Smells like a hike up Vroman’s Nose

Should you find yourself traveling 1-88 and need to stretch your quads, Vroman’s Nose is the place. This quick 1-hour roundtrip trailhead offers the best views of the Schoharie Valley including Windham High Peak and the Blackhead range… Read More

Thank you for your Readership

In 2013, more than 30,000 unique visitors read this blog. That may not sound like a big number to some but I’m thrilled for each and every one of you! I hope you’re enjoying a small glimpse into… Read More

The Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve

Sloppy and slippery, the town of Bethlehem has a new set of walking trails. Our legs buckled under the melting snow smudged with deer and dog tracks but we got a hardy workout. The Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve is… Read More

Four Flavorful Places to Dine in San Antonio

I’m not able to let go of San Antonio just yet…so, if you don’t mind, let me polish off last week with this one final entry. Minnie’s Tavern & Rye House 328 E Josephine St Don’t let the… Read More

The Art of Tamale Making at the Witte Museum

Traditional tamales can be complicated little buggers to prepare from scratch. The southwestern favorite involves a lot of steps, spoons and depending on your liking, ingredients and seasonings. That’s why the Witte Museum in San Antonio offers La… Read More

Pig-Bladder Balls at a Texas Homestead

Attending to pigs and chickens, canning pickles and carrots for the winter, sprinkling Christmas Anise cookies with red and green sugar – hey, that’s my youth they’re talking about rather than the lifestyle of a typical Texas homestead… Read More