Category Archives: Outings

A Day At The Farm

I love going to the farms and orchards in our area all year round, but there is something about going in the fall.  I remember as a child going to the orchard for apple and pumpkin picking and we would … Continue reading

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Another Mode Of Transportation – The Amish Scooter

Last summer I spent many an afternoon running around the dirt track in the park.  I was running around the track, not as part of my exercise routine, but holding Stella’s bike up and teaching her how to ride.  When … Continue reading

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The End Of Summer Vacation

Usually we go on a 2 week vacation at the end of August.  Camps are done and school has not started, so it is the perfect time.  The other great thing about that time frame is most of the countries … Continue reading

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Colorado Weekend

This past weekend was spent in the mountains of Colorado.  Stella and I lived outside of Steamboat Springs, CO before moving back to NY.  We lived in Hahn’s Peak on a beautiful piece of property that sat at 8600 ft!  … Continue reading

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Tent, Friends, Great Weather – Priceless Weekend

I love to camp and so does Stella and when her friend Bella’s mom, Lisa, said why don’t we go camping this past weekend – I jumped at it.  Bella’s sister and dad were away at a soccer tournament so … Continue reading

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Jazz Fest: Fun, Sun, Music and Friends!

I love the New Orleans Jazz Fest.  The first time I went was in 1996 on my move from Atlanta to Houston.  I went with my sister and we had so much fun – I was hooked.  I have tried … Continue reading

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Let It Snow and Snow and Snow!

Winter for most of the United States has been unusual this year and for Colorado ski country that has not been good.  The base on the top of the ski mountain last week was 41″ and as of yesterday it … Continue reading

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Ice Skating – Anyone?!

Stella has been asking me to go ice skating for about 2 months.  I remember when I was growing up we had a lake behind our house and we were always out there ice skating with family and our friends … Continue reading

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Two Days of No School!!!

School was closed this past Thursday and Friday for Rosh Hashanah and that also meant that the after school program was closed.  For parents that work, the closing of school so often is a problem – you can only take … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Farms – Apple Picking

This is the second year that we have leased an apple tree for Liberty View Farm, and I think it was one of the best things we have done in on our quest to support our local farms and farmers.  … Continue reading

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