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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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Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2020

Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2020

2020 began hopeful with travel plans and anticipation of live music. Montreal, Quebec Dark Easter Metal Meeting, Munich, Germany Fire in the Mountains, Wyoming Wardruna, New York City But… There would be no traveling. And there would be no live music. And the closest I was going to get to New York City, was an…

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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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Reflection and Reminiscing: 2019

Reflection and Reminiscing: 2019

2019 was full of amazing adventures! Honestly, I always want to share everything I learn after discovering new places, but this year was so busy it was difficult for me to keep up. Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Canada. A couple layovers in London, and a drive through Slovenia. Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Colorado.…

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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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Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Approximately 50 miles north of New York City, located along the Hudson River off of I-87 in New York, Bear Mountain State Park and Harriman State Park are popular recreational destinations for residence of New York City & New Jersey. Hudson Highlands Camping Trip My friend Ashley invited me on a camping trip to explore…

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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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