Tag: geology

Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2021

Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2021

2021 started pretty quiet. Repetitive days were dreary with my own company. Then, I got vaccinated and life became fast. Trop vite ! Anxiety. Insomnia. Mania… Scattered. Chaotic. Restless! 2021. Aging has been my nemesis. Walk. Yoga. Walk. Yoga. Walk. Yoga. Breathe! I did some sewing, embroidery, junk journaling, and crafting. I continued learning French.…

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Saratoga Spa State Park: 2020

Saratoga Spa State Park: 2020

2020 in the Park Saratoga Spa State Park is a place I can go that always brings me joy. In 2020 I tasted springs, visited the baths, “ran” trails, played disc golf, went swimming, and snowshoed. I am truly fortunate to have a refuge of recreation near my home. I took over a thousand photos…

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5 Days in Colorado

5 Days in Colorado

On Valentine’s Day 2020, I bought my husband and I tickets for Wardruna in Brooklyn, September 2020. (Today) February 21st, Wardruna released their first song from their upcoming album, scheduled to be released June 5th, 2020. Wardruna. Listening to their new song made me wonder why I never finished sharing my Colorado adventures from October…

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Saratoga Spa State Park 2019

Saratoga Spa State Park 2019

Saratoga Spa State Park Saratoga Spa State Park could very well be my favorite thing about Saratoga Springs, New York. The park is huge with so many features to take advantage of that I doubt I’ll ever exhaust my options for park adventures! My very favorite thing to do in the park is walk around and taste…

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Discovering Cohoes Falls

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Overlook Park & Falls View Park Cohoes, New York – 2019 Overlook Park: Open year round Falls View Park: Open May 1st – November 1st, sunrise to sunset The first time I tried to visit Falls View Park, it was March and still closed for the season. Although the sun decided to shine brightly that…

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Historic Congress Park

Historic Congress Park

The mineral springs are by far my favorite thing about Historic Congress Park, but there are many other features in the park worth seeing if you’re in Saratoga Springs, New York. The park is situated in the center of downtown, between the Saratoga Race Course and Broadway, so it’s fairly easy to just happen upon…

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Saratoga’s Mineral Springs: Spouters & Tufa

Saratoga’s Mineral Springs: Spouters & Tufa

Saratoga Spa State Park: 2018 To be perfectly honest, I’m surprised I don’t write about the springs in Saratoga Spa State Park more often. I frequently roam the park exploring different trails, watching birds, and tasting the spring’s waters, while taking photographs and documenting changes. Saratoga Spa State Park is my favorite place to go to “walk…

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April Adventures & Explorations

April Adventures & Explorations

My April began in Montreal. Then I got sick, which led me to watch some of my favorite movies. Fight Club. Always gets me thinking. Tyler Durden asks the question, “If you were to die right now, what do you wish you would have done?” This question began to roam around recklessly in my mind.…

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Orenda Spring at Saratoga Spa State Park

Orenda Spring at Saratoga Spa State Park

She was a favorite spring of mine before I even saw her. Orenda. The name alone drew me to her. Her. I don’t think I’m alone in giving the springs personification. Sputtering in rage with uncontrollable outbursts She. Fierce yet long-suffering with Endless patience the mother of tufa never-ending. A sensory delight. With various vantages,…

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