Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY

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Fall’s Final Harvest

The fields and forests in the Finger Lakes region are mostly barren now that winter is only two weeks away. The grapevines have all lost their leaves and as I gaze towards Bare Hill in Vine Valley, the trees there are all ready for winter. Seneca Indian legend has it that Bare Hill was so…read more

 

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Do Not Pass Me By

Fall is our favorite time here in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. It’s a time when all of the efforts of summer’s work yield its reward. The garden is now ready for its long winter nap. The onions are safely stored away in the cellar and those jars of lovely red canned…read more

 

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Spring Comes To Vine Valley

  At my house near the village of Canandaigua, the Easter flowers are up but they are not yet in bloom. Once again I am showing my impatience as Mother Nature seems to be dragging her feet by withholding spring. Perhaps I am looking in the wrong places as I take a little drive to…read more

 

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Land of the Seneca

The Overlook at South Bristol provides one with a sense of timelessness and respect for the great creativity of God. This was indeed the land of the Seneca Indians as Bare Hill is the legendary birthplace of the Seneca (read History and Legends of the Town of Middlesex). Bare Hillis is no longer bare but…read more

 

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There is Peacefulness and Power in a Fall Day

The sky, the fields, and the forests seem to be in harmony today. There is still much outdoor work to be done in the Finger Lakes before the first winter storms hit as the harvest of the soy beans and the corn have just begun. But on this fall day, there is only peacefulness to…read more

 

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Mother Nature Shows Off Her Stuff in the Finger Lakes

This weekend looks like the peak of color for the leaves in the Finger Lakes. The color of the leaves is more muted this year as we have had near drought conditions all summer long, and many of the leaves are just drying up and falling from the trees. Down in Vine Valley, a hamlet…read more

 

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