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Hints of Autumn in the Finger Lakes

No one wants to admit that autumn is here in the Finger Lakes. Some of the year around dwellers of this beautiful region is having trouble coming to grips with this “last dance” of Mother Nature as she prepares the fields and the forests for the coming cold season. I was at the local garage…read more

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From the Top of Bully Hill

We usually wait till the end of September before we make a trip to Hammondsport, NY and then drive up the hill to the Bully Hill Winery (click here) to look at the fall foliage. But Saturday was such a beautiful clear day that we decided to see how the vineyards are doing and how…read more

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An Old Fashioned Summer

Summertime evokes images in each of us of a special time of the year when our usual cares are set aside and we can take off our shoes to run in the grass, go swimming in the lake, or perhaps listen to the local band play a little music while we sit on the lawn…read more

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City Pier, Canandaigua, NY

The City Pier at Canandaigua is a throwback to the days of the steam engine which was used as the method of propulsion for trains and steamboats in that era.  In those days, a favorite weekend pastime was to take the train to City Pier and then board a steam boat for a weekend sightseeing…read more

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Taking Time for Lunch in the Finger Lakes

Since we are both retired, there is plenty of time to have a leisure lunch along the shores of one of the Finger Lakes. We drove to Seneca Falls and had our lunch along Cayuga Lake at Wolffy’s Bar and Grill ( yesterday. They have a great deck for sitting outside when the weather permits…read more

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It’s Tough to be a Father

I would think that the image left on the minds of children of the new millennium regarding the role that their father’s play in our society would be a real eye opener to those of us who were born during or shortly after the end of the Second World War.  The television, the internet, and…read more

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