Thanksgiving – Syracuse Style

Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us – but busy supermarket parking lots and frantic pie making remind us it is so. Whether serving dozens at home, or traveling dozens of miles, the pre-dinner bustle, the satiated completion of a shared meal, and the long weekend with family is what I’m thankful for. If […]

There’s Snow Place Like Syracuse!

We’re recognized positively and negatively for it.  Some of us embrace it, and some of us can’t put enough miles between it and a sandy beach.  Some say lake-effect is more about weight than volume, and others wouldn’t celebrate Halloween any other way than with a little bit of the white stuff. But one thing […]

Green Lakes State Park

Green Lakes State Park’s outstanding features are its two glacial lakes surrounded by upland forest. Both Round and Green Lakes are meromictic lakes, which means that there is no fall and spring mixing of surface and bottom waters. Such lakes have a high potential for evidence of ancient plant and animal life. Another special feature […]