Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 20 – Home

This morning is the last day of our travels until September.  We left John and Judi’s and headed south toward Pennsylvania with mixed emotions.  On the one hand, there is always a good feeling about getting home … and it … Continue reading

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July 17-19 – Time with John and Judi Melby, Hillsdale, NY

Thursday –  With a cold front having passed through late yesterday, today held hopes for lower temperatures and far less humidity.  We headed out early for John’s and Judi’s boat, ”The Utmost” which they keep in a marina on Rondout … Continue reading

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July 16 – Hope Cemetery … Williamstown, VT to Hillsdale, NY

With camp back in session this morning, Dorothy and John were busy, so we joined Jim and Jeanne to visit Hope Cemetery in Barre, VT which has some of the most unusually creative gravestones we’ve ever seen. Back at John’s … Continue reading

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July 13-15 – Lotus Lake Camp, Williamstown, VT

Friday – Our trip from Lake George to visit our former next door neighbors in Williamstown, Vermont snaked over a number of secondary roads which wound through farm country, several small towns …. some with unexpected bridges … We need … Continue reading

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July 12 – Lake George and Saratoga Springs

We were almost a little disappointed to be leaving the heart of the Adirondacks.  The whole region is both beautiful and filled with history. After a relatively short drive to our next campground Lake George, we got hooked up and … Continue reading

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July 11 – Lake Placid, NY

We spent the day in Lake Placid, visiting many of the 1980, and in some cases 1932, Olympic venues … as well as walking the town. Enroute from Wilmington, the road ran parallel to a wide stream where many fishermen … Continue reading

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July 10 – Mt. Whiteface, NY

We had another relatively short drive today through the Adirondacks and a dozen small towns, some little more than auto repair garage and long-since abandoned motel or restaurant.  Wildlife was somewhat more apparent, including beaver, dozens of wild turkey and … Continue reading

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July 9 – Henderson Harbor to Natural Bridge, NY

Despite a late start and a stop at Wal-Mart, we still managed to reach our next campground in Natural Bridge, NY before noon.  The trip was unremarkable.   Although the farms we’d seen over the past week slowly gave way to … Continue reading

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July 8 – Hanging Out Around the Campground

Our activities for the day included a bit of housekeeping/maintenance chores, reading, watching a toad trying to swallow a worm, occasional passing clouds. and enjoying yet another sunset.

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July 7 – Sacket and Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

We took a road trip today with no real destination. Our first stop was at the end of a long, dead-end Lighthouse Road, where we hoped to find a lighthouse.  Lo and behold, we found it … Stony Point Lighthouse … Continue reading

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