Tag: Adirondack

Pic(k) of the Week – Colors of 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 – 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