North Pond, Union Springs, NY
North Pond, Union Springs, NY
North Pond, Union Springs, NY

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Now What Since Easter is Over?

Now What? Easter is over. The last little piece of ham has been picked off the serving dish and the “good” dishes, meaning special dishes and silverware, are all washed up and put away until the next family gathering.  Our entire collection of Easter table decorations have been carefully wrapped up to be carried down…read more

 

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Monday is Wash Day

The plain folks (Old Order Mennonites and Amish) in the Finger Lakes still regard Monday’s as wash day and you will notice wash hanging out on the clothes line which is usually strung from their homes to the barn or any other nearby convenient support. Most folks today have an automatic wash machine and an…read more

 

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Has Christmas Become A Non-Event?

As I look back over Christmas celebrations which started the day after Thanksgiving, I could easily convince myself that Christmas has indeed become a non-event.  First came the ads on television advertising so called “black Friday” sales just after Thanksgiving.  But really folks, how many of you go to a store to shop for Christmas…read more

 

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What’s Past is Over and Done With

Once again as the end of the year approaches, we sort through all of the events in 2018 that have touched our lives. And from the Christmas cards that I have been receiving, 2018 has not been a good year for many of my friends or family members. The good news is that there is…read more

 

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It’s Christmas Time in the Finger Lakes

Slowly the outdoor Christmas decorations are going up. It’s been cold since Thanksgiving and we haven’t had many of those days where the sun is shining and the temperatures are driven up into the forties – temperatures which are ideal to put up outside Christmas decorations. Maybe it’s just me but it seems like 2018…read more

 

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Winter Arrives in the Finger Lakes

A change in the weather is something that folks who live in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State have to frequently deal with.  For the last three or four years our falls have hung on through September, October, and even through November. This year the last of our fall weather ended on October…read more

 

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