Category: New York

The Blue Marble

When things don’t go according to plan, it’s best to take a deep breath and go for a run or read a book. Also, it’s a good idea to step back and see our planet through the eyes of an inter-galactic traveler from outer space.

Last month, we had gone upstate to make the most of fall hikes in the Adirondacks. Between days of trekking, … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Autumn in Central Park, New York

Hiking Owl’s Head in Lake Placid, New York

If you want your holiday to end on a fun note, you got to set aside the last day for a short, scenic hike. With that logic in mind, we checked out of our hotel in Lake Placid and followed Route 73 towards Keene. After about 12 miles, we came upon Owl’s Head Lane to our right. On taking the dirt road that is Owl’s … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – The Wild Center in the Adirondack Mountains

Hiking Mt Jo in Lake Placid, New York

If you are looking for a short and moderately steep hike, that is also kid-friendly (not dog-friendly unless your dog is secretly a mountain goat), Mount Jo is the place to be. There are two trails, the long and short, that are quite self descriptive, and as always, the short trail is a tad bit more arduous.

We stayed in a hotel in Essex County’s … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Long Island, NY


Woodstock Sanctuary


Let me begin by stating that I am an omnivore. Contrary to common belief, all Indians are not vegetarians or even vegans. I fall into the non-vegetarian category, although lately, I have been wondering about dairy, and a few other things. What made us humans think it would be splendid to drink the milk of another mammal, thereby putting it through distress of various … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Montauk Point Lighthouse

Pic(k) of the Week – Here’s to an Early Spring!

Weekly Link Love

Here we are, at the beginning of a brand new week. Apart from the mundane, the usual, what can we do to make this week special? Here’s a list of things you can read, do, make, or let’s just say, give a damn about. And no, I will not ask you to vote for your favorite Super Bowl commercial. I promise.

Go see a bunch … Read the rest