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Fall in the Finger Lakes


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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Holiday Cheers in Hammondsport, NY

For those of us who live in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, it’s hard for us to imagine why anyone would want to wait in line for the doors to open at a large department store on Cyber Monday just to buy a $400 sweater marked down to $195 which had been…read more

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The Great Pumpkin is Gone!

I checked over at Tomion’s Farm Market near Penn Yan, NY and the Great Pumpkin is gone. I inquired about this and I was told that this pumpkin was sold to the highest bidder, right before Halloween. With the passing of Halloween, things have certainly calmed down here in the Finger Lakes. The local stores…read more

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