Canandaigua, NY
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What Do Seniors Do In Florida?

We had just returned from our winter vacation in Port Charlotte, Florida three weeks ago when our neighbor asked, “What did you do for three weeks in Florida?” Well, for starters I didn’t have to shovel any snow! The weather in Port Charlotte this year was perfect for a visit from folks like us who…read more

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Living Closer to Your Heart

As 2017 draws to a close, our thoughts naturally turn to the New Year. We think about all of the events that have happened to us in 2017. In all likelihood, some of those events brought happiness and some of them brought tears. We try to roll our experiences into a neat ball – like…read more

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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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Annual Fall Pilgrimage to the Cider Mill

Pressing apples for apple cider drinking and then fermenting the remaining juice to be used as apple vinegar for cooking purposes is a bit of Americana that most folks today have all but forgotten. We used to do it on the farm where I grew up in northern Ohio in the fifties. By brother and…read more

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Keuka Lake at Bully Hill Winery

Fall in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York is a special time of the year. And the hill where the Bully Hill winery is located near Hammondsport, NY  is a very special place to come and enjoy the panoramic view of the vineyards, the forests, and beautiful Keuka Lake. Is there any wonder…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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