Tag Archives: New York

BIG DITCH EXPLORATIONS – 17-18 MAY 2019

I am not the only one who, in the last 200 years, has thanked DeWitt Clinton for his “Wedding of the Waters.” Originally 363 miles from Albany to Buffalo, I have been curious about the Erie Canal for years. I … Continue reading

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CITY OF LIGHT – MAKING THE LIGHT – CAPTURING LIGHT — 16-17 MAY 2019

By now you should know I love playing with words, and creating catchy titles. This title explains my adventures of Thursday and Friday, 16 and 17 May in Buffalo and stopping in Rochester. Yes, a delay in posting, but since … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO THE MOON and to EDEN – 14-15 MAY 2019

You may recall my Roycroft Arts and Crafts experience in Western New York in October 2014. One day we toured Frank Lloyd Wright architecture spots in Buffalo. I realized I had to get back to explore Buffalo, and that is … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING DUTCH IN THE HUDSON VALLEY – 18-23 SEPTEMBER 2016 – ROAD SCHOLAR

Two weeks later, but I still need to share this Road Scholar program with you. This was a great learning experience for me — we just do not learn in school the extensive contribution (and lasting impact) of the Dutch … Continue reading

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I LOVE LUCY – JAMESTOWN, NY – 25 September 2013

This is being posted Friday night, 27 September, from from one of the nicest B&Bs I have ever stayed at – The Rufus Tanner House in Pine City, NY – just outside Elmira.  Worth the trip. I played hooky Wednesday afternoon, … Continue reading

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A TOWERING EXPERIENCE — ATHENEUM HOTEL – September 2013

Posted Friday, 27 September Remember my excursion climbing up ladders through the attic and cupola to the top of the Town Hall the other day?   Are you aware of my interest in architecture and how buildings are put together?  … Continue reading

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CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION – Experienced 22-27 September 2013

I had to experience sleeper car train travel. I had to experience a trans-Atlantic crossing. I had to experience Star Island, and now I am experiencing Chautauqua (but in an off-season mode). Church Camp Meeting grounds began in the early … Continue reading

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7 and 8 October Travelling Home – Posted 12 October 2011

On Friday morning, October 7th, we had an interesting lecture by another Parks Canada representative on the archaeology of the First Nation sites in the Thousand Island National Park.  In our lifetime, and actually in about the last 30 years we … Continue reading

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