Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY

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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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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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Waiting On the Start of Winter

Most of the fields in the Finger Lakes have been put to bed for the winter. The corn has been picked with only a few fields of corn left standing. The good weather has allowed the farmers some extra time to finish combining the beans before converting their machines to corn picking heads. This is…read more

 

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Retracing Your Steps

After a week of wind, rain, and more seasonal temperatures in the Finger Lakes, I tried to retrace my steps to see how the scene along Canandaigua Lake has changed. We are now well past the peak for color in the forests, but the fields and meadows help to supply a nice contrast to the…read more

 

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Final Call for Leaf Peepers in the Finger Lakes

Mother Nature’s spectacular autumn show is in full swing in the Finger Lakes, but don’t expect it to last very long. And if one of those beautiful sunny days happens to come along, drop whatever you have planned for the day and go see the show. Pictures are the only way to try to describe…read more

 

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