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Why Are the Geese So Happy?

I took at short walk on the City Pier in Canandaigua, NY late one afternoon last week. The temperature was 23 degrees but the winds were calm. There was a great gathering of Canadian geese on the north end of Canandaigua Lake. Some were happily swimming in the open water; others were sleeping on the…read more

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The January Thaw in the Finger Lakes

Almost every year in January in the Finger Lakes, Old Man Winter takes a break and allows some warming temperatures to return which melt some of the snow base and ice that have formed on the ground and on the waters of the Finger Lakes. But this year seems to be an exception as Old…read more

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2016 in Review

2016 is rapidly coming to a close and it is time to take a quick look at what made 2016 such a memorable year at Finger Lakes Living. And as usual, it’s all of the places that Jeanette and I have visited here in the Finger Lakes. But most of all let this review of…read more

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A Christmas Party at Kershaw Park in Canandaigua

Kershaw Park in Canandaigua on Christmas Day was almost deserted by all of the humans that live nearby.  The noise from all of the traffic which goes on Lakeshore Drive and on Routes 5&20 was for the most part silent. The work on Pinnacle North had come to a stop to allow the workman a…read more

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Make Time for Christmas

Merry Christmas to all my readers! We are at that time of the year when we all sense that, well, we are out of time. Time has always weighted heavily on my shoulders. Even when I was a child, my Mother would remind me that it’s “time to get up, time to go feed the…read more

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Preparing for a Winter Storm

There’s a winter storm bearing down on the Finger Lakes region. It’s already snowing out in the Buffalo area so we Finger Lakes dwellers know that in the next six to twelve hours, the storm will probably hit here. There’s no panic at our house as I pull out my recipe book of favorite crockpot…read more

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