Canandaigua, NY
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Archive for the ‘ Watkins Glen ’ Category

The Old Man in the Falls

Due to the unseasonably mild temperatures, it’s hard to take winter pictures here in the Finger Lakes. Jeanette and I traveled to Watkins Glenn, NY on Sunday and it did seem a bit strange as the temperatures were in the mid-fifties and no snow could be seen on the ground, but it sure made for…read more

 

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Awaiting the First Snow

There’s an eerie quiet about the fields and vineyards in the Finger Lakes. The harvest is over; the soil has been turned and planted with winter wheat or a grass ground cover to hold the soil in place until warmer temperatures return in the spring. The leaves are long gone from the trees and the…read more

 

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Are You Worth Your Salt?

Now that spring has finally arrived in the Finger Lakes, I suddenly find that my ambition has dropped to its annual all-time low and I would rather be outside taking pictures or warming myself in the bright sunlight rather than raking the yard or repairing the damage that was done by the snow plow during…read more

 

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January Thaw in the Finger Lakes

The first week in January brought bitter cold and wind chill temperatures that I haven’t seen in the Finger Lakes since we moved here fifteen years ago. But like they say; “after the storm comes a calm”, and our calm came with warmer temperatures which melted all of our snow cover but caused some grief…read more

 

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Finding True Love in the Finger Lakes

The warm sunny days of summer are become scarcer and scarcer in the Finger Lakes as we enter into the first few days of fall. Jeanette and I took a trip to Watkins Glen which sits at the southern end of Seneca Lake – the longest of the Finger Lakes. Here, we had our lunch…read more

 

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Off the Beaten Path in the Finger Lakes

Every now in then you find a restaurant that is not too popular but somehow just seems to suit you just fine.  I discovered the Castel Grisch Winery and Restaurant (click here) about 20 years ago during a Deck the Hall wine tasting event around Seneca Lake. And I have not forgotten as I love…read more

 

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