Depot Park, Hammondsport, NY
Depot Park, Hammondsport, NY
Depot Park, Hammondsport, NY
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Some Assembly Required

Summer is a great time to visit the Finger Lakes Region of New York. There’s plenty to do and certainly an ample number of world class wineries to visit. If the menfolk get bored with visiting the wineries, there’s the Glenn Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY which holds a lot of history for those of…read more

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Making Hay While the Sun Shines

This spring has been either the wettest or second wettest springs on record in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State.  Being a suburban dweller, my frustration of trying to keep up with mowing the lawn between showers or setting out plants in my garden is pale in comparison to the frustration of our…read more

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Where Are the Summer People?

It had been cloudy all day. One of those days that just didn’t inspire me to start working on any of my spring projects. After dinner the sun started to break through the clouds and I grabbed my camera and took at ride along East Lake Road which runs beside Canandaigua Lake towards Vine Valley.…read more

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Hammondsport, NY is Now Open for the Season

The sleepy little village of Hammondsport, NY (population 731 as of the year 2000 census) has just awoken from its long winter sleep and is now ready for the 2017 tourist season. I called the Village Tavern Restaurant on Saturday and asked if they were open and the person on the other end of the…read more

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What Does Easter Have To Do With Easter Flowers?

When Jeanette and I returned from Florida, it was a cold evening with the temperature at the Rochester airport of 26 degrees. We missed the big snow storm of the previous week and all of our friends in Binghamton who suffered through 35 inches of snow urged us to stay in Florida for another week.…read more

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Cayuga Lake at Aurora, NY

When one enters the village of Aurora, NY from the north, you get the feeling that you are in some kind of time warp. And indeed that’s just what happened to you as there is a marker in back of the Post Office which points to the first steam powered flouring mill built west of…read more

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